Hijacked! – The Food Industry Shifts Message

CHEERIOS

An attempt is being made by the food industry to hijack our eating habits! Have you noticed food manufacturers’ use of whole grain, omega-3, and gluten-free claims to market highly processed junk foods  that are “made with” whole grain and “gluten free”? Food manufacturers are also adept at getting consumers to think that various processed […]

Sugar Overload at Retail Checkouts

MIKES

Today, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a new study on retail stores’ promotion of sugar, candy, soda, and other unhealthy foods at checkout. Food marketing isn’t only advertising: product placement at checkout is a common and powerful tool the food industry uses to manipulate us to buy and eat more calories.  […]