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.
'Kids Eat Right' label to disappear as quickly as possible
April 2, 2015, 2:46 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The backlash from Kraft placing a healthy eating label on its processed cheese singles made the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics rethink the label’s use.
Should sustainability info be included in dietary guidelines?
January 6, 2015, 6:25 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Foods that are healthy also tend to be sustainable. Should the USDA guidelines reflect that?
Everyone's a winner when you support local farmers
August 4, 2014, 3:48 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
It's the perfect time to stimulate your local economy during the USDA's National Farmers Week.
USDA Food waste report has plenty to say about consumer waste
February 26, 2014, 6:56 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A new report has some sobering statistics about how much food is wasted on the retail and consumer ends of the food chain.