Genetically Modified Foods Declared Safe By Major Scientific Advisory BoardA major scientific advisory board has declared that genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment.
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA InspectionsMore than 200,000-pounds of meat product from a Southern California-based sandwich store chain has been recalled after the U.S. department of agriculture found the manufacturer illegally marked the meat as inspected when it was not.
'GMO-Free' Claims May Soon Be Verified By Agriculture DepartmentThe Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
East Bay Manufacturers Want You To Look For The Label 'Made In Oakland'You've heard the saying, 'look for the union label.' Now, there's a group of manufacturers and city leaders in the East Bay who hope to boost the local economy by putting 'Made in Oakland' on all their products.
Seafood Fraud Crackdown Promised In New Labelling BillIn DNA testing by a conservation group, over 40 percent of seafood samples from California restaurants were not the fish that was on the menu, and that's prompting the legislature to consider making labeling rules clearer.
ConsumerWatch: Ex-Trader Joe's Exec Plans Store Selling Exclusively 'Expired' FoodsFormer Trader Joe’s President, Doug Rauch, is planning to open a hybrid grocery store and restaurant exclusively selling expired foods in the greater Boston Area.
San Francisco Gives Up Battle For Cell Phone Radiation LabelsSan Francisco appears to be giving up its battle for an ordinance that would require retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.
Whole Foods Chain To Label Food It Sells In North America Containing GMOsWhole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018.