Thursday, 11 March 2010

Consumer Food Issues - Organic Food, SOLE Food and Other Labels

Food Standards
What is organic food?

Organic food is now commonplace in the UK. Yet many consumers still have questions about how organic food is produced and labelled.
"Does it taste better? And is organic food actually ‘healthier’?"
Most farming relies heavily on artificial chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Around 350 pesticides are permitted, and ...
Full Story: Consumer food issues - Organic food; bbc.co.uk



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Food Labels
Everywhere you look, food is trying to impress you with how natural it is, but the message is vague and often misleading. ...
Full Story: The Common Sense Guide to "Organic" and Other Food Labels; lifehacker.com


Green Life
SOLE food is the acronym for “Sustainable, Organic, Local and Ethical” food. It is part of the increasing interest in the way food is grown and ...
Full Story: What is SOLE food?; brainz.org


Organic Facts and Myths
Ask the average shopper what they think when they walk into a supermarket and see organic food on display, and ...
Full Story: Just what does organic mean?; bbc.co.uk


GMO
The Times should be applauded for its evenhanded article covering genetically modified alfalfa [“Monsanto’s altered alfalfa on verge of a new season,” Business, March 2]. ...
Full Story: Food fight: genetic modification vs. organic; seattletimes.nwsource.com


Organic A-Z: Chicken
C is for (organic) chicken.
Full Story: Is Organic Chicken Humane Chicken?; planetgreen.discovery.com


In Season: Zucchini Blossoms
The web is flooded with recipes from step-by-step videos to those of celebrity chefs and bloggers, full of modern twists or traditional preparations. ...
Full Story and Recipes: Blossoming food trend this week; independent.co.uk




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