The US Food and Drug Administration has issued three more final rules (with two more to come next year) for the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). And it’s pretty good news. When the FSMA was originally proposed in 2010, we and many other organizations were troubled. Small-farm and organic food advocates warned […]
The FDA is proposing a new regulation that could shutter the doors of your favorite artisanal food producers. Action Alert! When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was originally proposed in 2010, we and many other organizations were troubled. Small-farm and organic food advocates warned that the legislation would destroy their industry under a mountain […]
The World Trade Organization wants to keep us in the dark. And what exactly is inside the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement? Action Alert! The United States currently has had a mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law in place since 2009. It requires meat to be labeled to indicate where it was born, raised, and processed—even when the […]
Some experts suggest that even edible, everyday mushrooms should be cooked. We consider some evidence.
This time they try to save us from some of the most delicious and healthy cheeses.
The agency’s fumbling around on farm safety rules might seem comic—if the livelihood of small farmers and brewers weren’t at stake.
Would their labels say, “Brewed with pure Rocky Mountain spring water, GMO corn syrup, and fish bladder”?
What you need is probably already in your kitchen.
Three years ago you won major concessions for small farmers. Now it’s all in danger. Action Alert!
Pesticides? Yes. GMOs? Maybe. Hormones? Maybe not.