The Week In Food Politics

Food News: Will Chipotle Start Using Meat With Antibiotics?

Plus, butter cow vandalism at Iowa State Fair
Aug 16, 2013 9:00 am
Butter cow

A Chipotle announcement causes controversy; salad dressing explains the economy; Iowa's butter cow is attacked; and more, in this week's food news, after the jump. 

Federal Gluten-Free Labeling & 10 A.M. NYC Brunch Are Now A Reality

All the food politics news you need to know
Aug 9, 2013 9:00 am

Gluten-free labels get federal regulations, Twitter could help you avoid food poisioning, Germans balk at a day without sausage, a lab-grown beef hamburger exists and more, after the jump. 

Bill Clinton On Being A Vegan, Soda Ban Defeated (Again)

All the food politics news you need to know
Aug 2, 2013 9:00 am

Bloomberg vows to keep fighting for soda ban, NYC doctors now prescribing fruits and vegetables and the Indian government defends use of hazardous pesticides and more after the jump.

Food News: Taco Bell Drops Kids’ Meals, Stays “Edgy”

All the food politics news you need to know
Jul 26, 2013 9:01 am
Taco Bell

Taco Bell gets rid of kids meals just as Michelle Obama resumes fight against junk food marketing to children. Plus an op-ed on how to avoid a U.S. food crisis after the jump. 

Food News: NYC Mayoral Candidates Debate Food Policy

Plus, Mayor Bloomberg's "nanny state" health policy
Jul 19, 2013 9:01 am

Mayoral candidates take on food policy, the Secretary of Agriculture is disappointed in the House farm bill and Monsanto's mysterious GE wheat is leading to some crazy conspiracy theories. Read more after the jump. 

The Farm Bill Is Back... Again

And now it's double the fun (literally)
Jul 12, 2013 9:01 am

House Republicans propose splitting the farm bill in two and make everyone mad in the process. Could Campbell’s “Chicken & Quinoa” soup be in the works? Who's now more obese than Americans? Find out after the jump.

Food News: Frappuccinos And School Snacks Get A Calorie Evaluation

Plus, could Bobby Flay be making a run for mayor?
Jun 28, 2013 9:01 am

The USDA and Starbucks hone in on calories, Paula Deen's continues to lose sponsors, Bobby Flay may be eyeing City Hall and The New York Times warns that  you may not be eating what you think you're eating. 

Food News: "Unprocessed" Processed Foods Debut

Plus Chipotle labels GMOs, beef prices on the rise
Jun 21, 2013 9:01 am

In an action-packed week in food politics, processed food attempts to look "natural," the House torpedoes the Farm Bill, Democrats ask Nickelodeon to ban junk food ads, Dunkin' Donuts jumps on the gluten-free trend and Chipotle identifies all GMOs in its ingredients. Read more after the jump.


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