Eating Subsidized Foods Can Be Deadly – PART 1

A four part series examining the United States Government’s relationship with the agricultural industry and how that directly affects your family’s health. I recently read The Journal of the American Medical Association has concluded, Americans ingesting calories from subsidized foods such as corn, soy, and hormonal injected meats, are more likely to succumb to diet-relatedRead more

Organic Gardening at the Rodale Institute

If you are a home gardener wanting to educate yourself and strive for organic gardening, you need to read up on the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.  Founded by J.I. Rodale in 1947, the Rodale Institute’s initial mission was to create an example of how organic farming could work.  Because of health aliments, Rodale wantedRead more

President Obama Signs Inadequate GMO Labeling Law

The Associated Press is reporting, President Obama has signed the inadequate GMO labeling law which completely negates Vermont’s state law requiring more stringent labeling requirements from companies using genetically modified organisms. New to the GMO labeling controversy?  Please read over my recent post about the topic: Senate Nullifies Vermont GMO Labeling Law Senate Considering GMORead more

Senate Nullifies Vermont GMO Labeling Law

Follow up to yesterday’s post http://joannsfoodbites.com/senate-considering-gmo-food-labelinig-legislation/ Yesterday, the U.S. Senate decided to pass Bill 764.  This essentially nullifies Vermont state law requiring food producers to print directly on the label, if their product contains GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms).   This bill follows a lawsuit filed by the Grocery Manufactures Association (GMA), along with three other tradeRead more

Senate Considering GMO Food Labeling Legislation

Food Trends 2018 GMO

Are you concerned about what is in your food? I care about what kind of food I am eating and what makes up this food.  As a grandmother, I am more concerned about the food my granddaughter is eating.  Consumers, myself included, have allowed the federal and state governments to assume the role of regulator. Read more

Using Natural Habitat Gardens at Ford Elementary School

Natural habitats are a necessity Natural habitats and gardens are vital to our plant’s ecosystem.  With the vast development of land throughout our region, wildlife has become displaced.  Creating natural habitats in your backyard garden can preserve necessary wildlife to sustain our environmental balance.  Ford Elementary School in Acworth, Georgia is one of the premierRead more

Bisphenol-A (BPA) Should Be A Health Concern

Campbell Soup Company announces the elimination of Bisphenol-A in can linings. Despite the Federal Drug Administration assessment that current levels of Bisphenol-A, otherwise known as BPA are  safe in our food supply, Campbell Soup Company has announced that by the middle of 2017, NONE of their products will include BPA in the container manufacturing.  ThisRead more