month : 10/2008 4 results

R-E-S-P-E-C-T…What Good Clean Food Means To Me

Clean Food. Real Food. Good Food. We hear about it all the time. For each of us, it means something slightly different. Some of us think about terrorism (think "poison-the-food-supply" as terror tactic), tainted products (spinach anyone?), unprocessed food or tasty food. To us, we think it's all about respect.How often do you think about the people who are part of the "food chain?" These are the folks that plant, grow, process and prepare what you are putting into your mouth. For most of ...

It’s On the Label, OK? Now Get Off Our Backs!

 A new coordinated effort from some of the world's largest food companies will be announced next week at the American Dietetics Association annual conference -- the Smart Choices Program. With backers that include food companies Kraft Foods, General Mills Inc., Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc., ConAgra, Kellog Co., and Unilever US, retailers like WalMart, and public health-oriented groups such as the Tufts' Friedman School of Nutrition Science and the American Heart Association, it's a ...

Remember to Honor Fertilizer?

There's a clever advertising campaign being pushed these days - NutrientsForLife.Org. Basically, it's all about how important fertilizer is and how the public needs to be reminded about fertilizer because "too many people lack an understanding of crop nutrients and fertilizer." Fertilizer companies are apparently feeling maligned due to "extremist groups," so they wrote into the NutrientsForLife history and mission statement that "enough is enough" They're kicking mad and dammit, you're gonna ...

American Versus Chinese Milk: Monsanto Does Good?

The news of tainted Chinese milk seeping into Cadbury's chocolate, not to mention the mouths of babes, is yet another assault on consumers, which may well serve the cause of awakening. After all, when pets started dying from those bags of Chinese pet food last year, many woke up for the first time to the fact that a safe food supply matters to more than just humans.All living creatures need food to live ... and the healthier (less tainted anyway), the better. So, maybe just like with Fido's ...