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Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate

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A California Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to mandate warning labels on sweetened drinks that contain at least 50 calories per cup. Which invites the question: Who reads drink labels?

New food products to unlock multi-sensory experiences

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Global food and drink firms will launch new products designed to release the untapped potential of multi-sensory experiences based on sound and vision, a leading cognitive neuroscientist has revealed.

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

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Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

Cutting carbs, gluten or fat? The 'utter nonsense' behind claims to be the best diet

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From the benefits of gluten-free to those of Mediterranean and Palaeolithic diets, many claims that one dietary strategy are better than another for health and weight loss are simply 'unjustified' and 'sometimes utter nonsense', according to a new review.

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

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NEW YORK (AP) — Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

Frozen food makers plan PR push as sales slip

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NEW YORK (AP) — Frozen foods are about to get some badly needed image therapy.

'Fed Up' Film Examines Food Industry

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“Fed Up,” a film that received a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the sugar industry and its effect on the health of Americans. The film follows the lives of a group of children over the course of two years as...

Don't worry, soda. America still loves you.

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Despite recent trends, Americans still drink a lot more soda than their peers around the world.

10 most obese states in America (and the right-wing policies that enable them)

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It's not a coincidence that some of the poorest and most obese states in the country tend to lean Republican

Subway: No more "yoga mat" chemical in our bread by next week

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As of next week, the sandwich chain says it will have eliminated the chemical azodicarbonamide from itsdough

Kosher foods maker Manischewitz sold to private equity firm

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Manischewitz, the largest maker of matzo and other kosher foods, has been sold to Sankaty Advisors, a division ofBain Capital LLC , for an undisclosed amount, the two firms said Tuesday. 

No real progress on child obesity, latest report says

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Reports of progress against child obesity in the United States have been premature, say the latest researchers to take a look at the evidence.

CSPI says Joe's Crab Shack uses trans fats despite pledge not to

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Artificial trans fat still lurks in our food, at least at the Joe’s Crab Shack chain, according to a health watchdog group.

Suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers

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A new study has found that India’s shocking rates of suicide are highest in areas with the most debt-ridden farmers who are clinging to tiny smallholdings – less than one hectare – and trying to grow ‘cash crops’, such as cotton and coffee, that are highly susceptible to ...

How healthier menus bring diners in the door

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As the healthy dining trend continues to gain steam, restaurants are not only competing with each other for consumers' dining dollars, they also need to co


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In theaters May 9. This is the movie the food industry doesn't want you to see. FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight ...

REVEALED: Gov. Christie’s investment chief has major financial ties to firm that got $300M in NJ pension cash

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"I think you perhaps don't understand finance." It is Monday afternoon, and Bob Grady - the national Republican power-broker behind Chris Christie's prospective presidential campaign - is angrily l...

Our Trip to D.C. to Advocate Against Chinese-Processed Chicken

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Yesterday we held our briefing in Washington, D.C. to inform members of Congress and the media of our serious food safety concerns regarding the processing of American chicken in China. The event w...

Getting Walmart Workers Off Food Stamps Would Cost Customers Barely Anything

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Would you be willing to spend one penny more for a box of macaroni and cheese if it meant that Walmart workers would no longer need food stamps to survive? Because that's all it would cost, according to an analysis by American Public Media’s Ma...

The Emerging Just and Sustainable Food Economy in Boston

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Innovations for Building Community Wealth and Health and Re-Localizing the Food System By Penn Loh and Glynn Lloyd The current conventional system of food production and distribution – how food com...

How McDonald’s went from hero to zero in Russia

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62 percent of Russians reportedly want it out of the country.

Food companies unhappy with FDA feed proposal

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Expired marshmallows, broken crackers, stale doughnuts, even orange peels are among the billions of pounds of would-be waste that help feed livestock every year. The massive but little-known recycling system prevents millions of tons of greenhouse gases from being released into the atmosphere, but an obscure proposal under ...

Senate GOP blocks pay equity bill

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Senate Republicans banded together on Wednesday to block the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democratic bill aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women. The legislation failed to clear a 60-vote threshold to open debate on the bill, falling short, 53-44. Immediately after the vote, senior Democrats ...

Dead pigs floating in Chinese river

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170 dead pigs recovered from a river in northwest China is the latest in a string of food and water safety scandals

Jon Stewart mocks Chris Christie's Bridgegate 'investigation' and kissing up to Sheldon Adelson

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Last night, Jon Stewart covered the farce of a report from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) own lawyers that absolved him of any wrongdoing in Bridgegate, and then discussed his 2016 ambitions ...

Waiting for the 8th: How a D.C. family coped with cuts to the food stamps they rely on

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The months seem a bit longer for a D.C. woman and her family after recent cuts to the food stamps they rely on.

Is Big Food the new tobacco?

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As the class-action lawsuits pile up amid growing public health concerns over obesity and ongoing labeling debates, one has to wonder: Is Big Food going the way of Big Tobacco? And who should regulate food and beverage industry marketing? Companies, government or consumers?

Did USDA mislead the public, Congress about injury risks for poultry workers?

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