The label “Made In China” is so ubiquitous in the U.S. that we expect to see it on the majority of goods in our homes. However, one place you may not expect to see it is on foods you eat every day. Here are 10 commonly used foods that are made in China – but they don’t have to be. Read more
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Retail analysts say the world’s biggest retailer has reason to fear a small grocery chain that’s based in Idaho and boasts a business model that allows it to undercut Walmart on prices.
Buy American – “Every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act,” Pope Francis announced. How can we spend our money as if our values matter? Read more
A beige apartment building at 73rd and Kedzie is ground zero of the Nabisco workers fight to keep their jobs. Read more
More and more, people want their food providers to be transparent. They want to know exactly where the ingredient they’re eating and cooking with are coming from. Which is why King Arthur Flour recently launched Identity-Preserved White Whole Wheat Flour. Read more
A third or more of all the honey consumed in the U.S. is likely to have been smuggled in from China and may be tainted with illegal antibiotics and heavy metals. A Food Safety News investigation has documented that millions of pounds banned as unsafe in dozens of countries are being imported and sold here in record quantities. Read more
Perdue and LNK Partners announced today that Natural Food Holdings, including the well-known Niman Ranch® brand, is being purchased by Perdue. Read more
Cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy—mad cow disease—have been reported in Brazil as recently as 2014. When a cow was found to have died from the neurogenerative disease, which humans can contract by eating meat from sick animals, in 2012, a number of countries suspended beef imports from Brazil as a precaution. The United States was not among them. Read more
Mondelez International (Nabisco) will lay off half of its 1,200 employees in its bakery on Chicago’s Southwest Side after deciding to make a major investment in a Mexico plant rather than its long-standing facility here. Read more
Barber Foods is recalling 1,707,494 pounds of raw frozen chicken products after the U.S. Department of Agriculture received reports of a cluster of people in Minnesota and Wisconsin becoming ill with salmonella poisoning. Read more
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