How Much Will GMO Labeling Cost?

by Broad Street | Published 02/29/2016 | Consumer Trends and Habits, Government Regulation, Green and Sustainable

We recently had to block a Twitter user when she went apoplectic about a post we made on GMO labeling laws being proposed in Congress. Folks tend to get pretty riled up over GMOs (genetically modified organisms). There are groups calling for manditory labeling that would tell consumers if their foods contained GMO ingredients, and […]

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The Challenge of “Humane” Food

by Broad Street | Published 04/24/2015 | Consumer Trends and Habits, Green and Sustainable, Organics

Food companies like Whole Foods, Chipotle and Shake Shack that insist on using only “humanely-raised” animals insist on strict guidelines: No antibiotics No gestation crates that prevent animals from turning around Access to pasture The problem for our enormous agribusiness is these restrictions leave us with slower-growing animals, smaller litters and generally higher prices. It’s […]

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Missouri Is Egg-Zasperated with California

by Broad Street | Published 02/19/2014 | Government Regulation, Green and Sustainable, Litigation, Politics

The Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is suing California over eggs. California’s Proposition 2 passed in 2008 requires that egg producers in the state comply with regulations that stipulate laying hens “be confined only in ways that allow these animals to lie down, stand up, fully extend their limbs and turn around freely.” You might […]

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