Organic Consumers Association Endorses New American Grassfed Association Dairy Standards

 AGA Standards Give Consumers Confidence in the Integrity of Dairy Products labeled “pasture-raised” or “Grassfed” FINLAND, Minn. – The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today endorsed the American Grassfed Association’s (AGA) new standards for the certification of dairy products from cows raised entirely on pasture. “As consumers become more conscious of the health, environmental and animal…

New York City’s Salt Warning Rule Takes Effect Tuesday

On Tuesday, New York City’s salt warning rule will take effect in chain restaurants throughout the city. Under this rule, a salt-shaker emblem will be displayed on menus next to items that have more than the recommended daily limit of sodium: 2,300 milligrams. The average American consumes about 3,400 mg of salt per day, and…

$100,000 World Food Championship Crowned in Kissimmee, Florida

Veteran Barbecue Team from Overland Park, Kansas beats 1,100 Food Sport Competitors for Fortune and Food Fame. A wife and husband barbecue competition team from Overland Park, Kansas earned $100,000 today, topping more than 1,100 competitive chefs, home cooks and food sport enthusiasts in a week-long battle for the World Food Championships title in central…

Dole Packaged Foods Joins in the 2015 FoodFightWrite! Blogger Summit

FoodFightWrite! Blogger Summit, the three-day kick-off event for the 2015 World Food Championships, has partnered with Dole Packaged Foods to bring an elite cadre of food bloggers to Kissimmee, Fla., Nov. 2-4. The invitation-only event is offering food bloggers from across the world an insider’s view of food and cooking innovations sparked by a growing…