A Call for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Take a Stance on GMOs
As I mentioned previously, GMO Free Northeast Ohio showed the documentary Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives last Thursday at the Mustard Seed Market in Solon. While I am glad to make it out of Solon alive (lack of public transportation = long walk from the bus in the street due to snow covered […]
Weekly Update: Free Lunches for Low Income Schools & Junk Food Banned, Food Chains film, GRAS lawsuit and more!
The past few days I’ve started working on an article. It’s a large endeavor and I’m not sure I’ll even finish it, but right now I am still working on it. For now, a few interesting bits from around the internet.
Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Cleveland, will need your support in Columbus
Did you know that 90% of tomatoes consumed in the US come from Florida? I didn’t until I started thinking about where my food comes from. After all, being a dietitian I am supposed help people “choose” (to purchase) foods that should be included in a healthy diet. Of course, one big problem is that […]
GMO OMG review, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (lack of) position on GMOs, and Genetic Roulette Screenings
GMO OMG is a film by Jeremy Seifert focusing on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in our food supply. This is Seifert’s first full-length documentary, and that is apartment in some aspects. Specifically, much of the movie is spent showing us that Siefert as a typical parent, concerned about what he is feeding his own children. […]
Foodopoly podcast and Fair Food Program Event in Cleveland
Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch and author of Foodopoly was featured on this week’s episode of Making Contact. I haven’t finished reading Foodopoly yet, but was planning to do a few posts about the book, so might as well start with some points from the show.