Trader Joe's Raises Price Of $1.99 Charles Shaw Wine
A worker stacks cases of Charles Shaw wine at the Bronco Wine Company facility in Napa in this 2007 file photo.It's the end of an era for "Two-Buck Chuck," the wine that earned a nickname and notoriety for its surprisingly low price.For the past decade, shoppers at Trader Joe's stores in California
Organic Farm Sales Reached $3.53 Billion In 2011, USDA Says
Organic-foods sales to businesses including Dean Foods Co. (DF) totaled more than $3.53 billion last year, about 0.9 percent of total U.S. farm receipts, the Department of Agriculture said.At least 3.65 million acres were used to raise certified organic crops and livestock, the USDA said yesterday
Think You're Buying Eggs From Chickens That 'Roam, Scratch And...
A large egg producer in California is back in the frying pan thanks to a class-action lawsuit filed by Animal Legal Defense Fund earlier this week.The animal welfare group is suing Judy’s Family Farm Organic Eggs (also known as Judy’s Eggs), owned by the Petaluma Egg Farm for false advertising
Trader Joe's Recalls Peanut Butter Linked To 29 Salmonella...
Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. Publish your own activity and retain full control.National grocery chain Trader Joe's is voluntarily recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 salmonella cases in 18 states."Out of an abundance of
Helping Hands Built This Snack Company With A Mission
This young investment banker teamed up with a family friend to build Two Degrees Food, which gives a meal to a hungry child for every fruit bar it sells.
Organic Food Adds No Vitamins For Extra Cost, Research Finds
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Consumers shouldn’t pay more for organic food because of what it adds to their diets, research suggests. The only gain may come from what it doesn’t add.Organic foods that account for $27 billion in U.S. grocery sales offer no more vitamins and nutrients than
No Soy Joy?: A Corny Title For Scary Commodity Prices
We all have either read or witnessed what the drought is doing to crops in the US. It was recently announced that the USDA will purchase $170 million worth of meats such as pork, chicken, lamb and catfish to help out farmers affected by the drought. This will go towards food banks and other
Whole Foods Is Now As Large As Portugal
With national economies in Europe tanking faster than you can say “Bailout!,” some countries’ equity markets are cratering.That provides an opportunity to play the country/company comparison game – demonstrating how Company X’s market capitalization is now bigger than the entire GDP or
Cruelty Behind Cheese: Cattle Burned For Maker Of Cabot
In late 2011 and early 2012, PETA conducted an undercover investigation at Adirondack Farms, LLC, a dairy factory farm that takes 180,000 pounds of milk—intended for their calves—from approximately 1,800 cows every day in Clinton County, New York. Adirondack Farms sends that milk to
The Fresh Market Adds More Than 13% On Q1 Results, Rasied...
Shares of The Fresh Market (NYSE: TFM) have jumped on Wednesday after the company released its fiscal first-quarter earnings results prior to the opening bell. The company also raised its fiscal 2012 forecast. At last check, TFM was up almost 14% to $55.50 and was among the top relative volume
Investigating The Sustainability Claims Behind Aveda Natural...
Aveda is a pioneer in the use of natural ingredients – but are all its beauty products created equal?The history of Aveda is one of sustainability firsts: the first beauty company to use 100% post-consumer recycled PET packaging, the first beauty company to manufacture with 100% certified
All Red Meat Is Bad For You, New Study Says
Eating any amount and any type of red meat increases the risk of premature death, a new study says. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images / March 12, 2012)The Daily Rash is satire! Merely a parody of the life that we watch around us daily. The Daily Rash spoofs the famous people
What Marketers Can Learn From Whole Foods' Organic Approach To...
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‘Worrisome’ Arsenic Level Found In Baby Formula, Study...
A rice-based ingredient that sometimes contains arsenic was found in infant formula, prompting researchers at Dartmouth College to say there is an “urgent need” for regulatory limits on the carcinogen in food.Two of 17 infant formulas tested listed organic brown rice syrup, which may contain
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