'Sell By' and 'Best if Used By' labels could help consumers
February 17, 2017, 3:36 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Food industry groups create standard labels to clear up the confusion.
You're about to know a lot less about the meat you eat
January 16, 2016, 2:50 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The government no longer requires Country of Origin Labeling on meat, and the USDA has rescinded a grass-fed beef label.
Sugar gets called out in 2016 dietary guidelines (and meat, we're watching you)
January 7, 2016, 12:25 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
And yes, everyone still needs to eat their fruits and vegetables.
Almond milk lawsuit is a reminder to be an educated food consumer
July 27, 2015, 2:11 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The makers of Almond Breeze are being sued for false advertising.
What will the USDA's new label do to mandatory GMO labeling efforts?
May 21, 2015, 10:10 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
A request for a USDA Process Verified label for its non-GMO product has raised questions. Here are some answers.
USDA encourages ignoring sell-by date on some foods
April 23, 2015, 10:36 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
In its Week in Review video, a USDA rep says it’s OK to eat that dry pasta several months past its sell-by date.
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The mystery of Canada's magical Spotted Lake
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