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Food Politics » Food industry puts $50 million into another end run ...

Food Politics » Food industry puts $50 million into another end run ... | food | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, Politico announced that the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) were finally going to launch their long-threatened $50 million campaign to promote voluntary “Facts ...
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UPDATE 1-China rejects more US corn due to GMO as state sales approach - Reuters

UPDATE 1-China rejects more US corn due to GMO as state sales approach
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China's quality watchdog in the northern city of Tianjin turned away 21,800 tonnes of U.S.
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Lola's Chicken Shack Classes Up Fast-Food Chicken - East Bay Express

Lola's Chicken Shack Classes Up Fast-Food Chicken - East Bay Express | food | Scoop.it
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Lola's Chicken Shack Classes Up Fast-Food Chicken
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It's a fast-food restaurant, basically.
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Real Money: Fast Food Versus Home-Cooked Meals - ABC News (blog)

Real Money: Fast Food Versus Home-Cooked Meals - ABC News (blog) | food | Scoop.it
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Real Money: Fast Food Versus Home-Cooked Meals
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Molina, who runs the mommy blog Mommy Mafia, is living life in the fast food lane. “I just feel like it takes so much time,” Molina said about cooking dinner.
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There's An Easy Way To Fight Obesity, But Conservatives Will HATE It - Huffington Post

There's An Easy Way To Fight Obesity, But Conservatives Will HATE It - Huffington Post | food | Scoop.it
There's An Easy Way To Fight Obesity, But Conservatives Will HATE It
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A simple tax could be a big tool in ending America's obesity epidemic.
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Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America - Mercola

Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America - Mercola | food | Scoop.it
... high in grains, sugars, and factory-farmed meats. This is a recipe for obesity, diabetes and heart disease, just to name a few of the conditions that commonly befall those who consume "the Standard American Diet." ...
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Weight fate: Heavy kindergartners far more likely to be obese teens - NBCNews.com

Weight fate: Heavy kindergartners far more likely to be obese teens - NBCNews.com | food | Scoop.it
Weight fate: Heavy kindergartners far more likely to be obese teens NBCNews.com A child's weight in kindergarten can foreshadow a struggle with obesity later in life — and the warning signals probably start even earlier than that, a large new study...
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France Stands Up to Monsanto, Bans Seed Giant's GMO Corn ...

France Stands Up to Monsanto, Bans Seed Giant's GMO Corn ... | food | Scoop.it
The current Socialist government, like its conservative predecessor, has repeatedly opposed the growing of GMO crops in light of public suspicion and widespread protests from environmental groups. Ongoing differences ...
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Is Monsanto giving up on GMOs?

Is Monsanto giving up on GMOs? | food | Scoop.it
The seed giant has abandoned genetically engineered veggies, slowed other GMO research, and recently dropped $1 billion to get into farming services.

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America's Obesity Crisis Is Ending — As Long As ... - Business Insider

America's Obesity Crisis Is Ending — As Long As ... - Business Insider | food | Scoop.it
After years of warnings that Americans are gaining more and more weight, the obesity rate in the United States is finally leveling off, some studies suggest. Time to celebrate? Not so fast, caution researchers in a Jan.
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6.4 Trillion Reasons Why Obesity Is On The Wane - Forbes

6.4 Trillion Reasons Why Obesity Is On The Wane - Forbes | food | Scoop.it
Philly.com 6.4 Trillion Reasons Why Obesity Is On The Wane Forbes Today's announcement by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that major food companies have over delivered in their pledge to cut trillions of calories from the American...
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One in Eight U.S. Kindergartners Found Obese in Survey - Bloomberg

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One in Eight U.S. Kindergartners Found Obese in Survey
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One in eight children in the U.S. is obese when they enter kindergarten, with the ratio increasing through the elementary school years, a nationwide study found.
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Harmful Effects of Fast Food on Body

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Harmful effects of fast food on body
Junk food or fast food needs no introduction.

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The Dark Side of Fast Food: Why Does It Make You Sick / Fat / Tired / Taste So Good (2001)

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser that examines the local and global influ...
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