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The surprising truth about who's really buying organic
TakePart
The organic business is booming — and not just in places where you might expect. New market analysis by the Organic Trade Association reveals that organic's appeal now extends far beyond its stereotypical demographic.
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Truckers to strike against 4 shipping companies at Southern California ports
Reuters
Truckers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will go on strike against four ground-shipment companies on Monday, a Teamsters union official said, in a move that could revive labor tension at the nation's busiest cargo hub.
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Cornell researcher: How I got converted to GMO food
The New York Times
A self-described lifelong environmentalist, researcher and author explains how climate change and science converted him from radical opposition to support of genetic engineering of food.
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Can organic foods and GM-like technologies ever go hand in hand?
Food Navigator
The use of certain biotechnologies could support organic production in the future — although the currently approved "cross-species" GM technologies are the biggest threat to the organic food system, says Christopher Stopes.
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'Bust the myth' of physical inactivity and obesity, urge researchers
Food Navigator
Public health messages intended to tackle obesity should focus on unhealthy eating rather than physical activity, which does not promote weight loss, according to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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'Pure food' trend a boon to supermarkets, analyst says
Supermarket News
The so-called "mainstreaming" of the health and wellness trend is increasingly tarnishing iconic food suppliers while helping supermarket retailers in particular gain a greater control of food industry profits, an analyst said Wednesday.
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When companies try to be cool: A lesson in 'wackaging'
Food Navigator
Wackaging — using cute and quirky language on a product's packaging — seems to be everywhere. But with consumers becoming increasingly cynical, should manufacturers stop trying to be cool?
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More government regulation could mean fewer FDA food recalls
WOOD Radio
The Food and Drug Administration says they may release new preventative controls for all food manufacturers in the United States as early as August. The news comes on the heels of four recent large company recalls.
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