|‘Organic’ disappears from some menus|
Capital Press - 7/23/2014. By Mateusz Perkowski - Restaurateurs are reducing organic claims on their menus in favor of claims related to geography, allergens and other features, according to market research.
|Midcoast embraces Maine Open Farm Day July 27|
Penobscot Bay Pilot - 7/22/2014. While many of us already have our favorite summer farmers markets, farm stands and CSAs that we gather fresh and local food from, this Sunday is Maine Open Farm Day and it's a chance to actually visit the land and the fields that local food comes from.
|Some Food Companies Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients|
National Public Radio - 7/22/2014. By Jane Lindholm - Ben & Jerry's CEO says the company had to remove the key ingredient from Coffee Heath Bar Crunch, Heath bars made by Hershey, and rework the flavor. The reason for the change? Hershey makes Heath bars with genetically engineered ingredients, and Ben & Jerry's has made a pledge to remove all GMO ingredients from its ice cream.