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Truth in Labeling

Why FDA Nutrition Label Regulations Fail Consumers

Tricia Spencer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Tricia Spencer

To reap the health benefits, I began eating canned sardines packed in olive oil years ago. I eat the contents of a single can nearly every day, but I recently discovered that the nutritional information I thought to be true wasn't accurate at all.

A Plea for Authenticity: No Bogus Wine for Your Valentine

Richard Jennings | Posted 02.13.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Wine consumers in the U.S. have a problem. Our government is one of the few in the world not to take action to protect consumers from being misle...

USDA Recommends "Coexistence" with Monsanto: We Say Hell No!

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ronnie Cummins

TAKE ACTION: Stop GMO Contamination of Organic! http://capwiz.com/grassrootsnetroots/issues/alert/?alertid=14469696 "If you put a label on geneticall...

Monsanto's Permit to Poison Us

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ronnie Cummins

Dan Quayle couldn't spell potato, but he made sure they'd be genetically engineered. Here's how Monsanto got their permit to poison us: On May 26, 19...

Govt. Slaps Kellogg For Unproven Health Claims On Cereal -- Again

WalletPop | Mitch Lipka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When it comes to claims about its cereals, Kellogg should just stick with "Snap, crackle and pop." The food maker has yet again run afoul of the feder...

5 Secrets Conventional Cleaning Product Manufacturers Don't Want You to Know

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

These products were meant for use all over the house. If they were as toxic as their labels implied, why were we using them where we ate, bathed, slept and played?

Taking a Bite out of Fur in the Big Apple

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Some fur-trimmed jackets are being falsely advertised as "fake" and as the wrong species of animal -- when they may contain fur from domestic dogs or raccoon dogs skinned alive in China.

Green Beauty Guide: How To Make Your Beauty Bag More Eco-friendly

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Re-examine your beauty products, reduce your waste and the eternal quest for green beauty will be just around the corner. More companies than ever are...

Greening Hollywood: Eco-Beauty And Sustainable Skincare (Part 1)

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Do we really know what we're buying when we buy "natural" and "certified organic" skincare products? Quite a few experts would insist that no, actually, we do NOT.