Six Tips for an Eco-friendly & Vegan Easter Celebration

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If your family is vegan Easter issues may be on your mind. Easter is so egg-centered! Not to mention people plan meals around the cutest critters at Easter time – like pigs and lamb. Still, even if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or simply want an Easter that’s cruelty-free, you can have an awesome time anyhow. Take […]

Attacking Whole Foods is not the answer people

So, right after Whole Foods Market announced their commitment to label GMO foods a rash of criticizing articles and statements on Facebook started appearing. Mainly because people think Whole Foods should… Should work faster and have GMOs labeled by 2015 vs. 2018. Should get anything labeled “Natural” out of their stores. Should ban all GMO food from their stores. And on […]

Whole Foods Market commits to clear GMO labeling of all products by 2018

whole foods demands gmo labeling

In what may be the biggest announcement of 2013 so far, Whole Foods Market said this week that they’re giving their suppliers five years to source only non-GMO ingredients OR they must clearly label all products that contain GMO ingredients. This is a surprise, especially for those who through Whole Foods was on the fence about GMOs. Walter Robb and […]

National Nutrition Month Resources for Green Families

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! Better yet, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of National Nutrition Month. This annual event was designed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the goal is to focus on helping families and individuals make smarter, healthier food choices. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” which […]

GMO supporters celebrate consumer deception but you can still vote for GMO labeling

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Late last night, once 95% of the votes were counted, California voters defeated Proposition 37 (53%-47%). Prop 37 would have given consumers the right to know if the foods they buy contain GMO. The no side ran a fairly shady campaign which, when combined with the wacky wording of the prop on the ballot, landed them […]

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