EWG Dirty Dozen Released for 2022

More than 70 percent of non-organic fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful pesticides, The Environmental Working Group’s 2022 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce finds.   This year’s version of the guide, which analyzes the latest test data from the Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration, also reveals that over 50 percent of potatoes, spinach, lettuce and eggplant had detectable levels of at least one of three bee-killing neonic … [Read more...]

Amazon Acquires Whole Foods Market

Amazon recently announced its intention to acquire Whole Foods Market, a $13.7 billion deal that has food manufacturers quaking in their boots. As noted by Fortune "grocery stocks took a nosedive" following the announcement. The allure of instant gratification and convenience is ever present in today's world. Unfortunately, when it comes to food, speed and convenience is an abomination to quality and sustainability. Sure, many will probably greet the news of Amazon's acquisition of Whole … [Read more...]