It is difficult to determine if this industry is interested in a good faith effort in sodium reduction recommended in the Journal of Hypertension. A recent article in the food industry newsletter…Continue
After millions of dollars to develop and promote the Food Pyramid, it is going the way of the plate. The Food Pyramid will be replaced by a dinner plate divided into sections that we hope conveys…Continue
Americans are not known for good manners, but I did not think this included nuns. Well at least a group of nuns, who own $2,000 in McDonald's shares, seem prepared to be brazen. Apparently an order…Continue
It seems that bad joke adolescent boys like to repeat about cows and their digestive problems may be useful in climate change mitigation. Carbon sequestration may allow US beef producers to reduce…Continue
"The Corn Refiners Association represents the corn refining (wet milling) industry and has launched a national educational campaign to provide science-based facts about high fructose corn syrup to the public"
The food refining industry is moving forward with what appears to be a well-financed and sophisticated campaign to protect the reputation of high fructose corn syrup. …Continue
The New Yorker can be counted on to bring the absurd to serious matters. …
I never cease to be amazed by Americans. The former Obama administration operative & current head man in your Windy City, Rahm Emanuel, is championing buses that sell healthy food in what are called food desserts. If I am not mistaken, a similar effort was tried in New York with a much smaller mode of transport-food carts- selling food in front of those dreadful corner "grocery" stores. The healthy food cart owners were beset upon by unhappy store owners and dared not return. Read…Continue