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Podcast: Some vaccine skeptics aren’t science deniers; Animal-free ice cream; Plant burgers are ‘meat’?

If you reject vaccines, you're a science denier! Not necessarily. Some people may have legitimate reasons to be skeptical. Scientists ...
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Novel DNA analysis technique helps spot mislabeled foods, inaccurate ingredient lists

Estonian scientists are developing a DNA-based method of analysis that enables them to identify food components and specify the origin ...
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Iowa farmer: I was duped by misleading ‘organic’ food labels. Learn from my mistakes

Years ago, I watched a “documentary” about the American food supply. While I’m not going to tell you the U.S ...
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Proposed US law would require Beyond, Impossible Burgers to be labeled ‘imitation’ meat

A federal bill that would require plant-based and cell-cultured meat products to be labeled as ‘imitation’ meat has been welcomed ...
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Are plant-based proteins ‘meat’? Dueling food companies face off over labeling rules

A fierce constitutional fight is under way over how to label “veggie bacon” and other food items that use meat ...
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Viewpoint: There will be no crop biotech revolution unless scientists, consumers learn to talk to each other

It is imperative that scientists bridge the gap and enable an open, global dialogue so that all are informed ...
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Blockchain could help keep ‘counterfeit’ products out of organic, non-GMO certification schemes

More and more food products and beverages are branded and accompanied by a variety of certification schemes. For instance, organic ...
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Plant-based, cell-based food producers resume lawsuit against Missouri over meat labeling law

That anticipated out-of-court settlement between Missouri and Turtle Island Foods is not happening. The many parties involved “do not believe ...
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Video: Year-long experiment of eating expired food raises doubts about ‘sell by’ dates

Last year, Mom’s Organic Market founder and chief executive Scott Nash did something many of us are afraid to do: ...
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54% of consumers want sustainable food, survey shows, but knowledge of nutrition, farming lacking

Topics like sustainability, plant-based diets and clean eating seem to permeate news about food, but it turns out they’re not ...
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Viewpoint: Will FDA finally crack down on ‘false and misleading’ Non-GMO Project labels?

How much will mega food companies care until FDA decides to enforce the law? ...
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Consumers want to buy from ethical companies, but interest in non-GMO, organic labels dropping, survey shows

A survey conducted by Crestline Custom Promotional Products showed 68.3% of American consumers want to support companies that promote similar ...
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Do ‘loopholes’ in organic, non-GMO labeling rules mislead consumers?

The North Dakota State Collegiate Future Farmers of America and NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau hosted a food information forum to ...
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Viewpoint: Outgoing FDA chief Scott Gottlieb scored some wins, but dropped the ball on food labeling, gene-edited plants and animals

Gottlieb’s policy proposals for FDA oversight of gene-edited plants and animals were as inexplicable as they were inconsistent with longstanding U.S. policy ...
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Video: Geneticist Pamela Ronald breaks down basics of GMO safety, labeling

Name a food preference and you can likely find items in the supermarket aisles to accommodate your wants and needs: ...
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5 things to know about USDA bioengineered food labels, hitting stores in 2020

In July 2016, President Obama signed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law (NBFDL), requiring food manufacturers to disclose the presence ...
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Viewpoint: Marketing restrictions on lab-grown meat, cauliflower rice reveal growing ‘tension’ between food producers and consumers

The [Arkansas] state legislature on March 20 passed a measure banning food companies from marketing “cauliflower rice” as “rice.” The ...