GMOs: Consumers should be informed of food ingredients

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Genetically modified organisms are used in many foods to preserve freshness and make them “better.” But controversy is arising about whether or not products made with these ingredients should be labeled, as the scientific community discusses the use of GMOs beyond plants. The FDA defines GMO as a change in plantContinue reading “GMOs: Consumers should be informed of food ingredients”

EDITORIAL: Weighing in: In for a penny, in for a pound

At the end of May, New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg proposed a soda ban to limit the amount of sugary drinks citizens can purchase. Within weeks, fast food chain Burger King released their latest dessert, the bacon sundae. In today’s health-centered economy, these kinds of mixed messages are all too confusing. When you turn onContinue reading “EDITORIAL: Weighing in: In for a penny, in for a pound”