produce http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12283/all en New Study Forces Media To Change Tune on Organic Food http://mrc.org/articles/new-study-forces-media-change-tune-organic-food <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Report claims organic food isn’t nutritionally better than food without ‘organic’ label. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Despite the media’s best efforts to hype organic food and convince the public that it was better for people, some remained skeptical.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-study-forces-media-change-tune-organic-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health abc Annals of Internal Medicine CNN Elizabeth Cohen Food fruits and vegetables NBC Nightline non-organic organic produce study USA Today Washington Post Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:00:40 +0000 julia.seymour 41194 at http://mrc.org Lou Dobbs: Bush Should Be Impeached for Salmonella Outbreak http://mrc.org/articles/lou-dobbs-bush-should-be-impeached-salmonella-outbreak <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CNN’s Lou Dobbs has been on a tear about the recent tainted-tomato salmonella outbreak, but this time he’s taken it a step further and is calling for the ultimate political punishment.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/lou-dobbs-bush-should-be-impeached-salmonella-outbreak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health bush CDC consumer disease FDA Food impeach leadership LouDobbs outbreak produce rant safety salmonella tirade tomato war warning Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:47:50 +0000 admin 26097 at http://mrc.org Dobbs Blames 'Moronic' Salmonella Response on President Bush and 'His FDA' http://mrc.org/articles/dobbs-blames-moronic-salmonella-response-president-bush-and-his-fda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kelly-brown">Kelly Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Searching high and low for someone to blame for contaminated tomatoes, CNN’s Lou Dobbs tried: imported produce; a “moronic” Food and Drug Administration; and finally, President George W. Bush. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the June 16 edition of “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” Dobbs slammed the FDA and the president for not controlling the salmonella outbreak. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dobbs-blames-moronic-salmonella-response-president-bush-and-his-fda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health bush contaminated death FDA Food illness produce salmonella scare Tomatoes Tue, 17 Jun 2008 16:42:02 +0000 admin 26109 at http://mrc.org Enjoy Compost Toilets, 'Free Range' Children, and Lots of Sharing at the 'EcoVillage' http://mrc.org/articles/enjoy-compost-toilets-free-range-children-and-lots-sharing-ecovillage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Looking for a way to absolve yourself of environmental guilt and turn over a new leaf? Want to reduce your carbon footprint significantly? Well, <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1659708,00.html" />Time magazine has found a place for you</a>.</p> <br /> <p >     Imagine a place where all the houses feature “passive solar design, with densely insulated walls and multipaned Fiberglas windows that save energy.” Your light bulbs would be squiggly compact fluorescents ones. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/enjoy-compost-toilets-free-range-children-and-lots-sharing-ecovillage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Environment carbon community environmental Farming footprint gore green offset organic produce Time utopia village Thu, 13 Sep 2007 20:58:08 +0000 admin 25345 at http://mrc.org USA Today Hypes Risk of Bacteria in Packaged Produce http://mrc.org/articles/usa-today-hypes-risk-bacteria-packaged-produce <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said it’s safe to eat spinach again, following a recent E. coli scare. But a story in the Money section for the <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2006-10-04-spinach-wash-usat_x.htm"></a>October 5 “USA Today” sought to trouble readers afresh with produce safety concerns.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/usa-today-hypes-risk-bacteria-packaged-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health bacteria Food produce USAToday Thu, 05 Oct 2006 20:02:44 +0000 admin 25019 at http://mrc.org ABC Issues Stark Call for More Produce Regulation http://mrc.org/articles/abc-issues-stark-call-more-produce-regulation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; An E. coli outbreak in pre-packaged spinach proved a convenient excuse for ABC to push for more regulation of American agriculture, citing the pro-regulation, anti-food industry Center for Science in the Public Interest as merely a “food safety” advocate.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “As ABC’s Lisa Stark explains, this case is calling into question how the entire food supply is monitored,” anchor Charles Gibson said, introducing Stark’s story. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-issues-stark-call-more-produce-regulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government CSPI DeWaal durbin ecoli FDA Food Jacobson produce Regulation spinach Tue, 19 Sep 2006 19:11:23 +0000 admin 25046 at http://mrc.org