Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Nov 24, 2015 11

    Plan for an End Run around GMO Labeling  

    This would be a behind-the-scenes move by Sen. Stabenow. We also discuss GMO corruption of journalists, “Frankenfish” approval, a new Chinese cloning facility, and EPA corruption. Action Alerts! Rider Will Thwart State GMO Laws The House of Representatives has approved the so-called “Safe and ...

  • Nov 24, 2015 0

    OPED— Questions of GMO Safety Miss the Larger Point

    Proponents of genetically engineered (GE) crops maintain the dogmatic stance on two issues: that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe, and that the science is “settled.” Actual scientific research, however, tells a vastly different story. The use of GE crops has led to a drastic increa...

  • Nov 17, 2015 7

    Natural GMOs???

    The FDA is currently taking comments on rules related to use of the word "natural" on food labels. One issue they are considering is whether to label GMOs as natural. Huh? ...

  • Nov 17, 2015 21

    Are GMOs a “Natural” Food?

    The FDA may think so. Action Alert! Last week, the FDA announced that it would be accepting public input on how—or whether—to define the term “natural” on food labels. This action came about as a result of a number of petitions filed by the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA) and Cons...

  • Sep 22, 2015 43

    Is Raw Milk Cheese About To Get The Axe?

    Help us protect the best tasting and healthiest cheese from a spurious new FDA attack. Action Alert! George W. Bush’s FDA banned the import of the finest French artisanal cheeses, which are usually made from raw milk that has been cultured with special bacteria, and then aged, which makes it even...

  • Sep 22, 2015 9

    Think You’re Buying Raw Milk Cheese? Maybe Not.

    Some raw milk cheese you’re buying from large companies in the US may be falsely labeled. It isn’t raw at all—it’s been “subpasteurized”! The Healthy Home Economist, a website run by Sarah Pope, recently ran a fascinating article detailing how large health food companies are tricking con...

  • Sep 22, 2015 9

    New Congressional Bills Aim to Protect Consumer Access to Raw Milk

    Federal bills have been introduced that will make it easier to sell raw milk across state borders—but they need our support to succeed. Action Alert! Late last week, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and a bipartisan coalition of sixteen other lawmakers including Jared Polis (D-CO...

  • Sep 15, 2015 9

    Whom Do You Trust? Mom Bloggers? Scientists?

    Unfortunately, the information you get from either group may be paid for by Monsanto. Action Alert! Major news outlets reported this week that emails released through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests prove for certain what many of us already knew: Monsanto has enlisted “independent” sc...

  • Sep 1, 2015 2

    Ag-Gag Law Struck Down in Idaho

    Armed with this precedent, it’s time to roll these anti-consumer laws back in other states. State-based Action Alert! Recently, a judge in the federal District Court for Idaho ruled that the state’s so-called “ag-gag” law was unconstitutional on First Amendment grounds. Idaho’s bill was si...