Proposed Food Labeling Law Would Clarify Use Of “Natural” And “Healthy”

Lawmakers in D.C. have introduced legislation intended to overhaul the marketing and labeling of processed foods — revising everything from the nutrition panel to the ingredients list to the use of terms like “natural” and “healthy.” The Food Labeling Modernization Act [PDF] was recently introduced in the House by Reps. Frank Pallone (NJ) and Rosa … Read more

FDA Announces the Chemicals Used for Pizza Boxes Are No Longer Safe

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday its move to ban three chemical substances typically used “as oil and water repellents for paper and paperboard for use in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.” The new proposal would affect pizza lovers nationwide, as the substances in question are commonly used to keep grease from escaping … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team

At 7:30 p.m. EST tonight, the U.S. Women’s National Team kicks off its pursuit of World Cup glory in Canada. It’s a big deal, and you should watch it, if only to cheer for one of the best national teams the U.S. can offer in any sport. But what good is cheering for a team … Read more