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There Are Barely Any Almonds in Your Almond Milk

Almond milk is hugely popular among lovers of non-dairy milks. It is slightly sweet, slightly nutty, a little creamy, yet very light and refreshing. But, is what you’re buying really ‘almond’ milk, or…


Vermont to Pass GMO Labeling!

Against the odds and the lofty wallets of Monsanto lobbyists, Vermont is soon to be the first state to require mandatory GMO labeling. On April 16, with a vote of 28 to 2, the Vermont state senate …


Grocery Store Chicken Is Covered In Germs And The Label Might Be Meaningless

As a meatless eater, I've been following the recent Consumer Reports exposé on grocery store chicken with a mixture of disgust (because dang, 97% contamination with disease-causing bacteria is high), …


Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …


3 Reasons Our Food Should Be Labeled

As I have written here several times, there are many reasons that we should all know what is in our food and support a sustainable food system. These include the seemingly endless stories of food reca…


What Does ‘Eco-Friendly’ Really Mean? (Infographic)

"All natural" this, "biodegradable" that... labels can be overwhelming. Especially when companies give us reasons to believe they're not always honest. The infographic below sums up what exactly it me…


Want to Buy Green? Look for Biobased

The USDA will launch a new labeling initiative in February designed to help consumers identify biobased products, which are commercial or industrial products whose main ingredients are renewable plant…


How to Drink an Orange (video)

What's really in your juice? We asked Alissa Hamilton, author of Squeezed: What You Don't Know about Orange Juice, and found out that labels like "Squeezed From Fresh Oranges" and "Not From Concentrat…


Country of Origin Labeling: What Does It Mean?

Last fall, the long-awaited rule requiring mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for food went into effect. Food & Water Watch and other consumer and farming groups have been fighting for …


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