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Why food labels are important for consumers? - India - dna

Why food labels are important for consumers? - India -  dna | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it
Checking out food labels can help one choose the right amount of natural vitamins A & C with calcium and iron for kids. - India dna
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Toloczko: Fresh and Fattening - Fast Eating Choices Have National ... - GOPUSA

Toloczko: Fresh and Fattening - Fast Eating Choices Have National ... - GOPUSA | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it
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Eighty-four percent of American children eat fast food every week – a diet staple for too many.
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America’s First Organically Certified Fast-Food Restaurant - Organic Connections

America’s First Organically Certified Fast-Food Restaurant - Organic Connections | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it
America's first organic fast food restaurant, great article by @organicconnect http://t.co/edsYlsRH9G
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To survive, fast food will have to think fresh

To survive, fast food will have to think fresh | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it
We all know what Bad Fast Food looks like. Millions of Americans eat the stuff. But can there be such a thing as "Good Fast Food"?

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What Food Labels Really Mean

What Food Labels Really Mean | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it
Many front-of-the-package food labels are deceptive. Here’s what you need to know.

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Tonja Davis's curator insight, March 26, 2013 11:11 AM

To quote "The Princess Bride": "You keep using those words, I do no think they mean what you think they mean"

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Nutritional quality at fast-food restaurants still needs improvement - EurekAlert (press release)

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San Diego, CA, May 7, 2013 – More than 25 percent of American adults chow down on fast food two or more times each week.
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FAST FOOD, SLOW DEATH : "Food Deserts" and the $500 Billion Corporate Food Monopoly

FAST FOOD, SLOW DEATH  : "Food Deserts" and the $500 Billion Corporate Food Monopoly | Fast Food in America | Scoop.it

December 3, 2012 - Truth Out

It's time for fundamental changes to our nation's toxic food system. The vast majority of what we eat, and where we buy what we eat, is controlled by just a handful of gigantic corporations that are far more interested in turning profits by leading droves of American consumers to the genetically-modified feeding troughs.

The issue is not whether Americans have access to enough food to eat. With a McDonalds and Taco Bell on nearly every street corner in Anytown, USA, there is no shortage of consumable fast food. The issue, however, is whether or not Americans have access to enough quality food like fresh fruits and vegetables to eat – the sort of food that, when digested in high volumes, won’t slowly kill us... http://truth-out.org/news/item/13145-fast-food-slow-death

 

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IN EL SALVADOR, AMERICAN JUNK FOOD CREATING CHAOS WITH HEALTH, CHILDREN AND CULTURAL NORMS - PBS NEWSHOUR VIDEO REPORT http://sco.lt/5qSxOL

 

May 18, 2013 New York Times
THE HEALTH TOLL OF IMMIGRATING INTO A WESTERN FOOD ENVIRONMENT http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/health/the-health-toll-of-immigration.html?hp&_r=0

 

May 16, 2013 Grist
THIS IS HOW POWERFUL THE FAST FOOD INDUSTRY IS AT GETTING PEOPLE TO CRAVE THEIR FOOD http://grist.org/list/people-are-so-addicted-to-kfc-that-theyre-willing-to-smuggle-it-across-the-gaza-border/?utm_source=syndication&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feed

 

 

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+++FILM: "CONSUMING KIDS: THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF CHILDHOOD - FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE"  http://sco.lt/6Qs0p7

 

WATCH: TEDx VIDEO 2013

Corporate Accountability International
+++ANNA LAPPE: MARKETING FOOD TO CHILDREN http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/video/marketing-food-children-anna-lappe

 

May 8, 2013 Corporate Accountability International
HEY McDONALD'S: MOMS ARE NOT LOVIN' IT http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/momsnotlovinit

 

March 89, 2013 - Moms Across America

VIOLENT BEHAVIOUR AND JUNK FOOD http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/violent_behavior_and_junk_food

 

SALT, SUGAR FAT: HOW THE FOOD GIANTS HOOKED US http://sco.lt/96TUeH

 

April 2013 - Organic Connections
EXPELLING FAST FOOD, JUNK FOOD AND SODA PUSHERS FROM OUR SCHOOLS http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/expelling-fast-food-junk-food-and-soda-pushers-from-our-schools/#.UWYKuxk0ORQ

 

March 8, 2013 CBC News VIDEO
SUGAR INDUSTRY'S SECRET DOCUMENTS ECHO TOBACCO TACTICS http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/03/08/f-vp-crowe-big-sugar.html

 

THE NEW WAR ON FOOD: DOCTORS CALL FOR WARNING LABELS ON JUNK FOOD LIKE THOSE ON CIGARETTES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3099004811/the-new-war-on-food-doctors-call-for-warning-labels-on-junk-food-like-those-on-cigarettes

 

6 January 2013 - Practical Ethics, University of Oxford
AN APPETITE FOR FOOD ADDICTION? http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2013/01/an-appetite-for-food-addiction/

 

UN: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WARNS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, DIABETES FROM WESTERN FOOD AND DIETS http://www.scoop.it/t/agric

 

April 23, 2013 EurActive
POORER NATIONS FACE AN UNWANTED EUROPEAN IMPORT: CHEAP FAST FOOD, OBESITY http://www.euractiv.com/specialreport-nutrition-child-su/poorer-nations-face-unwanted-eur-news-519309?utm_source=EurActiv%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=e751937640-newsletter_daily_update&utm_medium=email

 

 

FROM GROWING PROFIT TO GROWING FOOD: CHALLENGING CORPORATE MONOPOLY http://sco.lt/96Cmaf

 

WORLD'S LARGEST FOOD COMPANIES CREATING LEGACY OF DESTRUCTION http://sco.lt/6sSzK5

 

AMERICANS EAT THE CHEAPEST FOOD IN THE WORLD, BUT WHAT IS IT REALLY COSTING US? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1491991502/americans-eat-the-cheapest-food-in-the-world-but-what-is-it-really-costing-us

 

STARVING BY ACCIDENT: ARE AMERICANS EATING REAL FOOD? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1663997020/starving-by-accident-are-americans-eating-real-food

 

WHAT ARE WE EATING? http://sco.lt/7RN917

 

 29 March 2013 - Mail Online
FATTEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD: EXTRAORDINARY GRAPHIC CHARTS THE AVERAGE BODY MASS INDEX OF MEN AND WOMEN IN EVERY COUNTRY (WITH SOME SURPRISING RESULTS) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2301172/Fattest-countries-world-revealed-Extraordinary-graphic-charts-average-body-mass-index-men-women-country-surprising-results.html

 

 HOW BIG FOOD CORPORATIONS LOBBY AND MARKET OBESITY TO CHILDREN  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1779948476/how-big-food-corporations-lobby-and-market-obesity-to-children

 

WHAT'S IN FAST FOOD CHICKEN? (Hint: It’s NOT Chicken) http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1785818535/what-s-in-fast-food-chicken-hint-it-s-not-chicken

 

19 April 2013 - MailOnLine
CANCER RISK CHEMICAL FOUND IN KFC FRIES, CRISPS AND CEREAL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2311934/Cancer-risk-chemical-KFC-fries-crisps-cereal.html

 

YOUR CHICKENS ARE RAISED ON A STEADY DIET OF PRESCRIPTION, OVER-THECOUNTER, AND EVEN BANNED DRUGS -  CAFOs http://www.rodale.com/healthy-chicken?cm_mmc=Twitter-_-Rodale-_-Content-RecentNews-_-disturbingdrugmixchicken

 

FOOD INC. - FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 49 DAYS?! http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228118054/food-inc-full-grown-chicken-in-49-days

 

April 6, 2013 - LifeWise

USDA CAVES TO FOOD INDUSTRY PRESSURES, AGREES TO REVERSE EXISTING REGULATIONS THAT PROHIBIT THE USE OF THREE TOXIC MEAT PRESERVATIVES http://southweb.org/lifewise/usda-caves-to-food-industry-pressures-approves-three-new-toxic-meat-preservatives/

 

April 2013 Organic Connections
AUTISM AND LEARNING DISABILITIES: THE TOP 20 POSSIBLE CHEMICAL CAUSES IN OUR FOOD http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/autism-and-learning-disabilities-the-top-10-possible-chemical-causes/#.UWYKUxk0ORQ

 

 

IS THE 'OBESITY LOBBY' WINNING? SHOCK AND AWE, K-STREET STYLE http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1715427790/is-the-obesity-lobby-winning-shock-and-awe-k-street-style

 

CONSCIOUS FOOD - VICTIMS OF BIOCULTURAL EVOLUTION OR MINDFUL FOOD AND BETTER WORLD HEALTH? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3994750421/corporate-hijacking-of-food-and-agriculture-genetic-engineering-and-the-gmo-industry

 

MAJOR US FOOD RETAILERS TO SHUN GENETICALLY MODIFIED FACTORY FARMED, ENSLAVED, SEAFOOD  http://sco.lt/6HqYt7

 

HOW CORPORATE CONTROL SQUEEZES OUT SMALL FARMS, LEADING TO HIGHER PRICES  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2204939020/how-corporate-control-squeezes-out-small-farms-leading-to-higher-prices

 

HONEST JUNK FOOD ADVERTISEMENTS HOW YOU KNOW WHAT KIND OF CRAP YOU'RE EATING  http://grist.org/list/honest-junk-food-advertisements-show-you-what-kind-of-crap-youre-really-eating/?utm_campaign=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=headline

 

December 2012 IBISWorld

GLOBAL FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS MARKET RESEARCH http://www.ibisworld.com/industry/global/global-fast-food-restaurants.html

 

 

ALSO SEE:

CAFO - THE TRAGEDY OF INDUSTRIAL ANIMAL FACTORIES  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

 

WHY EVERYONE SHOULD BE ANGRY ABOUT CORPORATE FACTORY FOOD FARMING  http://sco.lt/7kUpVp

 

May 12, 2013 Bloomberg
YUM BRANDS (KFC) 29% Sales Collapse in China Goes Beyond Avian Flu http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-12/yum-s-29-sales-collapse-in-china-goes-beyond-avian-flu.html?alcmpid=markets

 

 

 

WHO OWNS NATURE? CORPORATE POWER AND THE FINAL FRONTIER IN THE COMMODIFICATION OF LIFE  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2299601530/who-owns-nature-corporate-power-and-the-final-frontier-in-the-commodification-of-life

 

CHEMTRAILS AND HORIZONTAL GENE TRANSFER - THE GMO CONNECTION http://farmwars.info/?p=9583&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FarmWars+%28Farm+Wars%29

 

 

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+++WATCH: TED VIDEO

FORMER WALL STREET FOOD INDUSTRY ANALYST TURNED 'REAL FOOD' EVANGELIST - ROBYN O'BRIEN http://sco.lt/5zL0fR

 

+++VIDEO: FAST FOOD INFOGRAPHIC - YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyVFGpg17hw

 

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GR8 INTERVIEW: THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FOOD WITH "FOOD, INC" FILMMAKER, ROBERT KENNERT http://sco.lt/85dqm9

 

May 6, 2013 Democracy Now
INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL POLLAN ON RECLAIMING OUR FOOD SYSTEM, MAKE OURSELVES HEALTHY AND GROW DEMOCRACY http://www.democracynow.org/2013/5/6/michael_pollan_on_how_reclaiming_cooking

 

 

 

 

 


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