food labeling http://wrvo.org en New York could be key state in GMO labeling debate http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-could-be-key-state-gmo-labeling-debate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York state is shaping up to be a key decider in the debate over labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients as a labeling law is becoming one of the final debates of the state legislative session.</span></p><p>A bill <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/supporters-push-gmo-labeling-bill" target="_blank">requiring foods to be marked</a> as scientifically engineered is under debate in the state Legislature, after being approved by an Assembly committee.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:25:24 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57390 at http://wrvo.org New York could be key state in GMO labeling debate 100% Natural: What's in a name? http://wrvo.org/post/100-natural-whats-name <p>When it comes to going to the supermarket, <a href="http://www.foodpolitics.com/about/">Dr. Marion Nestle</a> wants you to keep one thing in mind:</p><p>“The purpose of the entire layout of the supermarket is to sell food products. There’s a sales pitch with every single product, every single layout.”</p><p>This week, “Take Care” interviews Nestle, a professor in nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University. She is the author of <a href="http://www.foodpolitics.com/">many books on the topic of food labeling, including <em>Food Politics</em></a>, which is currently celebrating its 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of publication.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Marion Nestle.</strong></p><p> Sun, 12 May 2013 23:01:58 +0000 Take Care Staff 37605 at http://wrvo.org 100% Natural: What's in a name? The importance of food labels http://wrvo.org/post/importance-food-labels <p>As more Americans try to eat healthier, consumers are trying to find out more information about the food they purchase at the grocery store. And that means reading the labels. But terms like "organic" and "all natural" can be confusing. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness program "Take Care," recently spoke to NYU professor of sociology and nutrition, Dr. Marion Nestle about how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates food labels and how consumers have demanded changes in those rules. Fri, 10 May 2013 14:44:38 +0000 WRVO News 37604 at http://wrvo.org