Category: Food

Fed Up with corporate influence in food policy and what to do about it

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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.

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