Food

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Discussions in Congress on reforming America's broken food and farm policy in the next farm bill have already begun. Lots of voices are chiming in from the pro-food and sustainable agriculture circles on ideas for change. With the proliferation of food knowledge being spread by television and celebrity chefs, and the engagement of the First Lady on food and nutrition issues.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

In the months since we spoke with Chef Ann Cooper about her school lunch project , she's been crafting a new plan to get healthy foods into the mouths of America's kids.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

With its new blog, Mission Organic Made Easy , the Boulder, Colo.-based Organic Center (TOC) delivers on its promise to communicate all the good reasons to eat food devoid of harmful agrichemicals and to use natural products untainted by toxic chemicals.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Over the past decade, organic produce sales have soared from 3 percent of the retail produce market in the U.S. in 2000 to nearly 11 percent last year, to $9.5 billion. According to surveys by the Organic Trade Association, organic produce’s precipitous trajectory barely slowed when the global financial crisis took hold in late 2008.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

On the first of the July, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a plan to put everyone who lives or works in the Chesapeake Bay watershed on a "rigorous pollution diet" intended to cut back on the quantities of nitrogen and phosphorus runoff that have turned large portions of the bay into oxygen-deprived "dead zones."

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