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Viewpoint: How organic, non-GMO marketing turned food labels into ‘wild west’ of deceptive advertising

Hank Campbell | 
Food labels these days are like the Wild West of dishonest advertising. Plant juice can be called milk, steak can ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO movement’s romanticized notions of ‘natural food’ won’t solve global nutrition challenges

Taylor Wallace | 
Food science and farm technologies today provide Americans with an unprecedented abundance of safe, healthy and nutritious food. Yet, consumers ...
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Buyer beware: ‘Organic,’ ‘cage-free’ and other food labels aren’t always what they seem

Bethany Thayer | 
Certain terms, such as “organic” and “gluten-free,” are strictly regulated by [federal] agencies .... Others are voluntary seal and certification ...
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Viewpoint: Organic food companies count on ‘consumer ignorance’ to sell their products

Hank Campbell | 
Consumers today have more food choices available than at any other time in human history .... but the terms and ...
Health benefits of hot dog water? Profitable prank illustrates problem with food labels

Health benefits of hot dog water? Profitable prank illustrates problem with food labels

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
Festival-goers in Canada recently got the opportunity to buy an innovative new health product: hot dog water. Boasting health benefits ...

Editorial: Anti-GMO greens sacrifice kids in developing world in quest to ‘keep food natural’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The left can be ...

Social, economic inequality plays significant role in determining health outcome

Margaret Farenger | 
Last year, The Detroit News covered a disturbing story of health inequity. For children, Detroit is the deadliest city in ...

Prosecutors fear DNA tests exonerating convicted felons years later

David A. Moran | 
my client Jamie Peterson walked out of a jail in Kalkaska, exonerated by DNA after 17 years in prison for ...
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