eggs http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13197/all en New Regulations May Drive California Egg Prices Up 40% http://mrc.org/articles/new-regulations-may-drive-california-egg-prices-40 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Farmers tell Associated Press it will cost millions to upgrade facilities. </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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Grocery shoppers in California may soon be in for a shock. Egg prices could rise by 40 percent in California because of a new law that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2015.</p><p dir="ltr">The law, championed by animal rights advocates, requires farmers selling eggs in California to house their hens in larger structures. This stipulation also applies to eggs brought into the state from other parts of the country.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-regulations-may-drive-california-egg-prices-40" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media Agriculture chicken egg prices eggs Farming increased prices regulation. California Fri, 02 Jan 2015 18:14:16 +0000 julia.seymour 47931 at http://mrc.org Bias Over Easy: Morning Shows Serve up Soft Boiled Questions for FDA Commissioner http://mrc.org/articles/bias-over-easy-morning-shows-serve-soft-boiled-questions-fda-commissioner <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/kyle-gillis">Kyle Gillis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There’s nothing like a hearty dose of media bias to start the morning.<strong> </strong></p> <br /> <p>FDA commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg appeared on all three network morning shows for a combined 10 and a half minutes on August 23 to discuss the recent egg recall. All three shows gave Hamburg a platform to criticize the egg industry and call for increased regulatory power within the FDA.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bias-over-easy-morning-shows-serve-soft-boiled-questions-fda-commissioner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Health eggs FDA Regulation Mon, 23 Aug 2010 18:00:00 +0000 admin 27118 at http://mrc.org Time Magazine Isn't Chicken about Debunking Organic Eggs http://mrc.org/articles/time-magazine-isnt-chicken-about-debunking-organic-eggs <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/kyle-gillis">Kyle Gillis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Perhaps the mainstream media counted their chickens before they hatched. </p> <p>In a surprising admission, a <a href="http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2002334,00.html"></a>July 8 Time magazine story revealed that organic eggs are no healthier than factory eggs. In the past, Time has <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1042472,00.html"></a>championed organic foods and <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1892751_1892713_1892717,00.html"></a>green lifestyles. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/time-magazine-isnt-chicken-about-debunking-organic-eggs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health beef eggs milk organic TimeMagazine USDA Mon, 12 Jul 2010 15:18:45 +0000 admin 27185 at http://mrc.org The 'Consumer Group' That Doesn't Want You to Consume http://mrc.org/articles/consumer-group-doesnt-want-you-consume <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     If it wouldn’t cause death, the Center for Science in the Public Interest would probably try to ban eating and drinking altogether.</p> <br /> <p >     Despite the extreme positions of the left-wing group, the media continue to swallow its rhetoric.</p> <br /> <p >     “Well, good, they should put the numbers on the menu too,” an unsatisfied Soledad O’Brien said after a February 26 CNN “American Morning” segment featured CSPI’s attack on casual dining restaurants Ruby Tuesday and UNO Chicago Grill to mandate menu labeling.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/consumer-group-doesnt-want-you-consume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Health beef bread butter caffeine calorie chicken Chinesefood Coffee Coke consumer CSPI Diet eggs fat Food label Meat MediaBias menu Pepsi Regulation restaurant Science Soda tax transfats veggies Wed, 04 Apr 2007 18:57:10 +0000 admin 25562 at http://mrc.org