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
Whole Foods Market® And The Beer Wench Present Oktoberfest...
BERKELEY, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2012) – In honor of the world’s largest beer festival, Whole Foods Market is teaming up with the Beer Wench to host a mini-Oktoberfest celebration live on Twitter. The social media duo has partnered with four U.S. craft breweries that share two things in common
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.
Lawsuit Filed Against Whole Foods Market And Forever Cheese On...
PritzkerOlsen, P.A., a national food safety law firm, has filed what is believed to be the first lawsuit against Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. and Forever Cheese, Inc. on behalf of a victim of the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to cheese imported by Forever Cheese that has sickened at
Whole Foods Endorses Prop. 37 - GMO Labeling
The natural goods retailer is backing the proposition to require labeling of genetically engineered food ingredients. But changes it suggests cannot be made to the measure before the vote.
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
Bill Would Allow Sale Of Homemade Baked Goods
Mark Stambler shows a couple of loaves of bread he baked in his backyard wood-burning oven. He had been selling about 50 loaves a week until the Los Angeles County Health Department ordered him to stop last year. (Mel Melcon, Los Angeles Times / April 15, 2011)Shades of Mildred Pierce may be
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
The 6 Creepiest Lies The Food Industry Is Feeding You
As we've talked about before, the food industry is based almost entirely on a series of lies that, quite frankly, most of us just prefer to believe ("'All natural?' Sounds healthy to me!"). But we have to draw the line somewhere, right? Especially when the food you buy has nothing to do with what
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
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