Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.
California’s organic farmers are sounding the alarm. They said new regulations the Food and Drug Administration is proposing to keep produce safe could put them out of business. Meanwhile, some consumers said it may be a price we have to pay.
Chef, activist, and food writer, Alice Waters, is considered one of the champions of organic, locally-grown foods and is regarded as a builder of the foundation of what is known as California Cuisine.
On average, organically grown produce costs up to 100 percent more. But is it actually healthier?
As the Food and Drug administration is expected to approve the sale of genetically-modified salmon, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market said they won’t sell the fish.
Earth Day comes each spring. These fun activities will help kids understand the importance of preserving the environment.