kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Organic Food

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Berkeley-Based Annie’s Selling Out To General Mills For $820M

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.

09/09/2014

(CBS)

California Organic Farmers Worry About New FDA Food Safety Rules

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.

02/25/2014

Alice Waters (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

KCBS In Depth: Chef, Food Writer, Activist Alice Waters On Food Issues

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.

12/30/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Home Foods: The Truth About Organic & Other Trends

On average, organically grown produce costs up to 100 percent more. But is it actually healthier?

05/15/2013

Way back when, Whole Foods was one lonely store in 1980, and also home sweet home to owners John Mackey and Rene Lawson. They even used the dishwasher as a shower. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Shoppers Approve Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods Rejecting GMO Salmon

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.

03/20/2013

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

7 Kid-Friendly Environmental Activities For Earth Day And Every Day

Earth Day comes each spring. These fun activities will help kids understand the importance of preserving the environment.

04/09/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,923 other followers