Big Food Wants to Sneak a BAN on Mandatory GMO Labeling into the Budget Bill!

Big Food Wants to Sneak a BAN on Mandatory GMO Labeling into the Budget Bill!

Some in Congress are fighting this dangerous rider, but to be successful, they need citizens to flood their legislators with angry letters! Action Alert! Last week saw further developments in Congress regarding GMO labeling. Five prominent Democrats in the Senate—Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT)—publicly […]

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Will Big Food Control Nutrition “Science?”

Will Big Food Control Nutrition “Science?”

A new report details how Big Food appears to have captured yet another key nutrition group, the American Society of Nutrition. Action Alert! You may remember that a few weeks back we reported on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ (AND) ill-fated partnership with Kraft Foods. Kraft was permitted to place the AND’s “Kids Eat […]

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The Dietetics Monopoly’s Cozy Relationship with Big Food—Now in Australia Too

The Dietetics Monopoly’s Cozy Relationship with Big Food—Now in Australia Too

Conflicts of interest are nothing new for dietetics associations, to the shame of many sincere and dedicated dieticians. An important report from Michele Simon shows massive problems with the Dietitians Association of Australia. Michele Simon is a public health lawyer who has been researching and writing about the food industry and food politics since 1996. […]

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