|8 Battleground States in the GMO Food Labeling Fight|
EcoWatch - 1/29/2016. By Lorraine Chow - As the food fight over the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) stalls in Congress, state-level GMO mandates are gaining steam. At least 30 states have introduced some type of legislation in recent years, including three states – Connecticut, Maine and Vermont – that have actually passed GMO labeling mandates.
|Scientists Are Building A Case For How Food Ads Make Us Overeat|
National Public Radio - 1/29/2016. By Eliza Barclay, The Salt - Two new meta-analyses may help policymakers decide what role food ads play in our obesity epidemic. While different in size and scope, both papers show how food advertising influences eating behavior – and can have a major impact on eating and eventual weight gain.
|Meet the Woman Scaling Up Organics in the Deep South|
Modern Farmer - 1/29/2016. By Brian Barth - Alice Rolls, executive director of Georgia Organics, keeps a chart in her Atlanta office by which she measures the success of her efforts as the leader of the Peach State’s foremost sustainable agriculture advocacy group.