Fresh and local food going mainstream

FOOD LOVERS HAVE ADVOCATED for locally grown produce, locally sourced meats and seafood and environmental sustainability. Now this mantra is becoming more of a concern to the “average diner” both at home and when dining out. “As stresses on the planet mount— including climate change, the severe drought in the West, overfishing, mechanized agriculture and […]

Genetically engineered food labeling bill introduced in California

California State Senator Noreen Evans (D – Santa Rosa) introduced a new bill to label genetically engineered (GE) foods sold in California. The bill, SB 1381, is sponsored by a broad-based coalition of 17 environmental, consumer, food groups and small businesses called Californians for GE Food Labeling representing over 500,000 Californians. Center for Food Safety […]