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Soft Drinks

Small Victory for Soda Lovers in California

California isn’t exactly known for sound policy, so when good news comes out of the Golden State, we pay attention. Last month, California passed a measure…
Posted July 17, 2018 at 9:05 am
Big Government

Trump’s Healthcare Overhaul

Last year, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at bringing three key healthcare initiatives into action– short-term, limited-duration health plans; health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs); and association health plans…
Posted July 13, 2018 at 10:16 am
Animal Rights Extremism

Angry Vegans Smear Bourdain

On June 8, the news of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s death shocked the world and caused countless people to mourn. While Bourdain brought light into the lives of many through…
Posted June 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Big Fat Lies

Is Super Size Me a Big Fat Lie?

The 2004 schlock-umentary Super Size Me, starring Morgan Spurlock, launched fast-food and nutrition to the front of the public’s mind. In the flick, Spurlock films himself—supposedly—eating nothing but McDonald’s food…
Posted May 25, 2018 at 8:46 am
Food & Beverage

How ‘Bout Them Nutrition Labels?

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a study evaluating whether access to nutrition information (like the nutrition facts label on packaged foods, MyPlate,…
Posted April 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm
Biotechnology

Fight Brewing Over “GMO 2.0”

One of the stranger public policy battles over the last 20 years has been over genetically modified crops. It’s strange because activist groups have been able to demonize vital technology…
Posted April 16, 2018 at 2:41 pm
Biotechnology

What is in Fake Meat?

One of the hot food trends of 2018 is supposed to be the emerging popularity of meat “alternatives.” Right now, that takes two forms. The first, which has been around…
Posted April 12, 2018 at 2:51 pm
Food & Beverage

Seattle Residents Flee City’s Soda Tax

Seattle residents are running to the hills to get away from the cities new soda tax. On January 1, the city put a 1.75 cent per ounce tax on sugar-sweetened…
Posted January 31, 2018 at 3:44 pm