U.S. farmers who transitioned to organic farming are rightfully upset that imports from other countries are affecting their prices. It’s not an easy process to become an organic-certified farm. The required three-year transition period that can be daunting and expensive. And while foreign organic farms also have to be certified in order to import to[…]
WhiteWave Foods — which makes Silk — and Blue Diamond Growers — which makes Almond Breeze — were both hit with class-action lawsuits from consumers who say their alternative milk products falsely claim to be equally or more nutritious than dairy milk, according to Bevnet. Those fighting for the cause will tell you that milk comes from cows, not[…]
A truly dramatic shift in Americans’ eating behavior is playing out in the area of fat consumption. Animal fats, demonized for decades as prime contributors to obesity and heart disease, are being rehabilitated as new research calls their culpability into question. The emerging generation of Millennial consumers has embraced animal fats for their chemical-free purity,[…]
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