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by Dana Perls
An extreme form of genetic engineering known as synthetic biology is being used to create novel new food products, from vanilla flavoring to coconut oil to saffron.
— from wire reports
Canada has given the green light to commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon eggs, bringing the world's first GE food animal closer to supermarkets and dinner tables.
by Cosima Amelang
Quality, organic foods may carry a higher price tag than their conventional counterparts, but there's no reason you can't be kind to your body, the environment, and your wallet!
These easy recipes are proof that eating hearty, healthy, organic food doesn't have to break the bank.
PCC offers several types of protein powders to fit a variety of diets. We also offer meal replacement powders, which in addition to protein, boast many superfoods for added nutrition. Learn about our selection to help you choose a powder that's best for you.
Final, official results from the November election show I-522 lost by a very narrow margin, 48.91 percent to 51.09 percent. The difference was just 38,046 votes, meaning only 19,024 more "yes" votes were needed to win.
FDA to ban trans fats? · Inflammatory foods and depression · Argentina's pesticides and cancer clusters · Fish farms and rising sea levels · Fish ingest chemicals from plastic · China rejects GE corn shipments · Humans growing more carnivorous · Turnips on the moon? · Saying "No" to GE apples · Certification for meat without drugs? · Rhode Island bans gestation crates
Organic blood oranges, organic Cara Cara oranges, and organic Mellow Gold grapefruit bring a splash of color to our produce departments this month. Also new: California almond milk from a grower-owned company, Live Kombucha Soda, and new beers from Anchor Brewing.
Learn about how a PCC coffee vendor is a leader in fair trade, U.S. organic acreage is rebounding post-recession, a virus is threatening the country's citrus trees, and why the price of walnuts is on the rise.