Category Archives: Food Bureaucracy

Inspired by the academic nutritionist, Marion Nestle, a candid examination of how our food industry decisions are made by appointed officials rather than by elected representatives, who worry about food bureaucracy and big business in the food industry, rather than citizens health.

FDA Extends Trans Fats Compliance

In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration required food manufacturers to disclose the amount of Trans Fats in a food product on the Nutrition Facts label, in the hopes of curtailing the use of partially hydrogenated oils, (PHO) in our food … Continue reading

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Are You Eating Bioengineered Food?

In the United States, I feel I have a right to know what is in our food supply and how our food is grown. Global food policy research conducted by the Center for Food Safety confirms that 64 countries, including … Continue reading

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Try the NEW Firehouse Sub Pastrami Reuben and Support a Worthy Cause

  Being the daughter of a retired Battalion Chief Firefighter,  first responders hold a special place in my heart, so I was excited to try a brand new menu item at Firehouse Subs. Founded by brothers and firefighters, Chris and … Continue reading

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GVL Today Recognizes JoAnn’s Food Bites

“10 Foodie Accounts You Should Definitely Follow” Thank you to GVL Today for the recognition of JoAnn’s Food Bites. Through my blog I share my passion for cooking and growing food at home. We examine food from a historical, beneficial … Continue reading

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Discovering Local Food at Ingles Markets

One of my missions with this blog is to encourage foodies to support their local food producers, whether it be through CSA”s (Community Supported Agriculture) or buying produce at the local farmers markets. Since moving to the Appalachian Foothills area, … Continue reading

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Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food … Continue reading

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5 Expected Food Trends for 2018

Being a food blogger, I try to stay up to date on all the industry food trends. Following food writers Marion Nestle and Dianne Jacob, among magazines and blogs, I have found my top five food trends which may influence … Continue reading

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