|Reducing consumer food waste could save $300 billion yearly by 2030|
Reuters - 2/26/2015. By Chris Arsenault, Thomson Reuters Foundation - Rome: Reducing consumer food waste could save the global economy up to $300 billion annually by 2030 as one third of all food produced worldwide ends up being discarded, a research group said on Thursday.
|An Apple A Day, Too Much Pesticide Spray|
Environmental Working Group - 2/26/2015. By Mary Ellen Kustin - For the fifth year in a row, EWG ’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in ProduceTM ranks apples at the top of the Dirty Dozen PlusTM list of non-organic fruits and veggies with high levels of pesticide residues.
|Obama Admin. Proposes Ridiculous Anti-Consumer Plan for GMO Labeling|
Common Dreams - 2/26/2015. Despite polls showing overwhelming support for labeling for genetically engineered foods, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack proposed yesterday that consumers should use their smartphones to scan bar codes on food packages to find out whether their food contains GMOs.