GMOs — No Room for Imaginary Problems

Agricultural production faces a steep challenge as the world population is expected to grow from 7 billion to 10 billion by 2050.  Many aspects of agriculture and consumer expectations will change in order for another 3 billion people to sit at the table. The agricultural retooling will take place while nations juggle environmental factors such […]

The Vermont Food Police

Vermont legislated mandatory special labelling for food treated with Genetically Modified Organisms.  The labels must warn consumers that foods within the package were treated with GMO nutrients.  Connecticut and Maine enacted similar labelling mandates, but their laws are contingent on a critical mass of nearby states enacting similar laws.  These trigger clauses are intended to […]

The Food Police and Consumer Choice

John Cisna, a high school teacher, has documented how McDonald’s fast food can be a basis for losing weight.  His regimen was to eat 2,000 calories of McDonald’s food and walk 45 minutes each day.  Over a 6 month period, he lost 56 pounds and greatly improved his physical condition. Cisna’s book, “My McDonald’s Diet,” […]