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These 10 States Grow the Nation’s Organic Food

24/7 Wall St: “…The USDA reported in 2011 that 9,140 farms, comprising 3.65 million acres of U.S. farmland, were managed as certified organic, with about 55% (2.03 million acres) as cropland and the rest for pasture and ranchland. By 2016, … Continue reading

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Recent Food Poisoning Scares Could Affect Massachusetts Residents’ New Year’s Resolutions

As the holiday season winds down, many Massachusetts residents may be planning to begin the new year with the resolution of healthier eating – fewer starchy processed foods and more fresh fruits and vegetables. Usually, this would be a good … Continue reading

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2018 Food Recalls: Records We Didn’t Want to Break

The year 2018 has been a larger than usual year for recalled food products.  In fact, as of December, over 650 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recalls have been reported. Let that number sink … Continue reading

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Food Companies Are Wrapping Their Brands for the Holidays

With the holiday season half way over, and Christmas less than a week away, you’re running out of time to bring some holiday cheer to those around you. Luckily, Chipotle, Taco Bell, and Jimmy Dean have your back and they’re … Continue reading

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Cheezit, the food cops! 2d Circuit reinstates claim over "made with whole grain" where most grain content is white

Mantikas v. Kellogg Co., No. 17-2011 (2d Cir. Dec. 11, 2018)Plaintiffs bought Cheez-It crackers that were labeled “whole grain” or “made with whole grain.” They alleged violation of New York and California consumer protection laws because such labeling would cause … Continue reading

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