Natural Marketing Institute has compiled a 2014 report that discusses in detail the change in consumer knowledge of GMOs and Non-GMO use.
Representatives George Miller (D-CA) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) created the “Schedules That Work” Act, which was introduced in the House on July 22nd. The act brings up the issue of the absence of concrete schedule for employees across different industries in the US, and pushes for companies to provide employees with set schedules.
Through battling the interests of conventional grocery stores, Colorado has moved forward with their effort to create support around the creation of GMO labeling in the state. Right to Know Colorado has attained permission by the Colorado state government to collect approximately 86,105 signatures to secure a spot on the November 2014 ballot.
Steve Ells, founder and co-CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, recently contributed to the Huffington Post’s “Food for Thought” blog, with an article about Chipotle’s goal to provide customers with high quality food.
Co-Creator of the Lexicon of Sustainability, Douglas Gayeton, recently released his new book “Local: The New face of Food and Farming in America.” The book includes a collection of photographs and tales of sustainable farming practices in the US that paints a clear picture of the steadily growing industry as a beacon of progress.
After years of work, over 200 scientists have compiled America’s third National Climate Assessment, which illustrates the severe, bleak consequences of climate change.
Sales of organic food have been dramatically skyrocketing over the last decade. Meanwhile, recent studies are granting deeper insights into the potential risks of GMOS.