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boulder brands

Boulder, COBoulder Brands, Inc. has a new owner: Pinnacle Foods Inc. of Parsippany, NJ.

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Rockville, MD-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a proposed rule for establishing gluten-free labeling compliance requirements for fermented, hydrolyzed and distilled food.

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Whole Foods Market (WFM) announced its 4Q15 and 2015 fiscal earnings on November 4, 2015 (year end September 27). According to a report by Market Realist, WFM had $15.3 billion in sales for the whole year, an 8.4% rise. However, at the end of this last quarter, they took a 56% hit in net profit, earning $56 million, compared to $128 million this quarter last year. The hit in net profit was due in part to increased operating expenses which grew 3% since 4Q14 to 32%.

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cancer sausage hot dogs

Put down that hot dog. A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has linked processed meat with cancer.

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food waste

Washington, D.C.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have set the country’s first national food waste reduction goal, which aims to reduce food loss and waste by 50 percent by 2030.

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grain free foods

Schaumburg, IL—New data released by SPINS suggest that shoppers may be more drawn to “grain free” than ever before.

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Whole Foods Magazine is here to inform and educate consumers about not only natural products but also health current events, the two go hand in hand. Our editors are constantly researching new information about hot topics, such as organic food brands, health and beauty products, and even health current events that are happening in the media. While we may not think that the all-natural realm isn’t ever changing, it is. There are new laws that are currently being passed and more scientific evidence that supports how awful some of the food on the grocery store shelves can be.  

 

In addition to grocery items, our health current events focus on what is happening throughout congress to address the ever growing issues that surround non-organic and processed foods. In more recent news, the media highlighted the issues presented with a bill that requires labeling of any product with genetically engineered ingredients. Whole Foods Magazine was right in the action to report on the facts of this issue and will continue to report for any new information that arises. Learn more about this issue and many more below!