Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Sep 12, 2019 50

    Keep Organics GMO Free

    Several important issues are coming before the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) this fall—let’s make sure industry interests don’t prevail. Action Alert! The NOSB will hold its fall 2019 meeting in late October. NOSB is the governing board created by Congress that reviews all synthet...

  • Aug 29, 2019 107

    What Makes the “Impossible Burger” Possible?

    Behind the approval of the plant-based burger that will be hitting store shelves soon. Action Alert! Plant-based meat products seem to be all the rage. They are billed as a healthier, more environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional meat, and the fad is catching on. Fast-food giant Burger...

  • Jul 8, 2019 82

    Feds Loosen GMO Rules

    New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issu...

  • Jul 8, 2019 0

    Feds Further Muddy GMO Transparency

    New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issu...

  • Jul 8, 2019 13

    Want to Live Longer?

    More evidence that food is medicine! Recent work from esteemed nutrition researcher Dr. Harry Preuss (who serves on ANH-USA’s Board of Directors) demonstrates that maintaining low levels of insulin resistance is crucial to staving off chronic illnesses and other negative consequences of aging. ...

  • Mar 28, 2019 0

    Frankenfish Coming to a Store Near You

    And you might not even realize you are serving it to your family. Action Alert! The FDA has removed the last roadblock to genetically engineered (GE) salmon hitting supermarket shelves. The GE salmon will have to follow the labeling guidelines spelled out in the GMO labeling law passe...

  • Jan 24, 2019 8

    America’s Fraudulent Organics Industry

    We thought the problem was limited to fraudulent overseas suppliers; but fake organics are also grown in the US, and the USDA is clueless. Action Alert! A Missouri farmer has been charged with ripping off food companies and consumers by falsely marketing more than $140 million worth of corn, s...

  • Jan 24, 2019 0

    EPA Actively Deceiving Public on Glyphosate

    New analysis shows the agency willfully ignored evidence of glyphosate’s danger. Action Alert! A former executive director of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) board on agriculture has published an analysis comparing the World Health Organization’s (WHO) and the EPA’s evaluation of ...

  • Jan 10, 2019 40

    USDA Makes GMOs Disappear

    It’s official: the “mandatory” GMO labeling rule will obscure more than it makes transparent. Action Alert! The USDA has released its final GMO labeling rule, and it’s not good. As we feared when the agency released its proposal earlier this year, the so-called GMO labeling law will ap...

  • Nov 8, 2018 8

    The Hidden Costs of Local Meat

    Federal rules are making locally raised meat more expensive. There is an increasing demand for locally-raised meat as more and more Americans reject the products of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), where animals are kept in squalid conditions. What many Americans may not know, howe...