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New Changes to Sell-By Dates on Packaged Food

By Fredrica Syren: Some much needed changes are coming to packaged foods sold in grocery stores. Two major influential trade groups in the food industry, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, are lobbying for changes to 10 different food labels that include “sell by” to “use by,” …

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New GMO Food Labeling Bill

By Kim Robson:  Regular visitors to Green Mom know that we’ve been following the issue of the relative safety and labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The United States is the world’s largest consumer of foods made with genetically altered ingredients. Many popular processed foods are made with soybeans, corn and other crops whose genetic …

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Know Your Food Labels – A New Bill

By Dawna Matthews: I feel lucky to live in a country with choices. I’ve lived in several parts of the world and know this is not always the case. Many countries give you just one or — if you’re lucky — two choices of a product to purchase. While I …

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