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Boston Launches Ad Campaign Against Sugary Beverages

Published: 13 September 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to the “Boston Globe,” hoping to blunt the pervasive reach of sugary drinks, Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston and public health authorities unveiled a public awareness campaign that urges residents to reduce consumption of sweetened beverages, which public health specialists link to rising obesity rates and higher health care costs. The $1 million […]

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ELLE Magazine Lists Top Organic Beauty Products

Published: 19 July 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to “ELLE,” green and gorgeous go hand-in-hand. Check out their fifth annual guide to the best eco buys, created by 20 hair, makeup and skin experts.

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The Importance Of Reading Nutrition Labels

Published: 19 May 2011
Category: Uncategorized

The “Chicago Sun-Times” asked their supermarket guru consumer panel and Facebook fans if and how they read nutrition labels. Nearly 70 percent of the panel said they always read the nutrition facts and ingredients on a package when food shopping. In the beverage aisle, consumers are most concerned with sugars (65 percent), calories (61 percent) […]

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Stonyfield And Honest Tea Promote Organic In Rap Videos

Published: 8 April 2011
Category: Uncategorized

“Marketing Daily” reports organic yogurt company Stonyfield Farm is launching a year-long education campaign to encourage consumers to buy more organic food and beverages. The effort includes a rap video by company CEO Gary Hirshberg. His effort was followed by a similar video from Coca-Cola’s Honest Tea CEO Seth Goldman. Both companies are conducting promotions […]

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100 Days Of Real Food Challenge

Published: 7 April 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to the “Miami Herald,” a typical suburban family including two daughters ages three and five, pledged to go 100 days without eating a single ounce of processed food or refined ingredients. They family chronicled their journey on www.100daysofrealfood.com. They also invited others to take the pledge for only 10 days.

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Food Companies Focus On Healthier Offerings

Published: 24 March 2011
Category: Uncategorized

The “Chicago Tribune” reports packaged food companies are focusing on health and wellness as they try to align their products with consumer interests. A wave of products expected to hit grocery stores in the next year will raise the ante for shoppers’ attention and compete for their trust. Consumers at the cash register will ultimately […]

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How To Reduce Your Exposure To Chemicals From Personal Care Products

Published: 16 March 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to the “Huffington Post,” the average woman in the U.S. uses about a dozen personal care products a day. In the process, women are exposed to more than 160 chemicals. One way to avoid exposure to chemicals would be to purchase nontoxic counterparts or look for the phrase “European Union Cosmetics Directive Compliant” on […]

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New Reusable And Recycled Glass Water Bottles

Published: 8 March 2011
Category: Organic Products in Glass, Uncategorized

BottlesUp 22 oz. glass water bottles are handcrafted using ancient techniques in a modern facility. They are made using recycled glass and are designed to mimic old glass milk bottles, which makes them easy to drink from and easy to clean and refill. It has a translucent food-grade silicone top to create a leak-proof seal […]

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Mom Goes Global With Glass Baby Food Containers

Published: 10 February 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to “Canada.com,” wanting to avoid using plastic containers, Melissa Gunning decided to create her own eco-friendly cube containers. “There are no other tempered glass baby food containers,” Gunning says. “Our style is definitely unique - it’s really important to us.” Heavy-duty and square, the containers can go straight from freezer to microwave and also […]

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Rodale Staff Members Go Plastic-Free For One Month

Published: 9 February 2011
Category: Uncategorized

According to “Earth911,” staff members from Rodale.com are taking on the challenge of living without plastic a week at a time for the month of February. That means no takeout containers, plastic shopping bags or even disposable toiletries like razors or shampoo bottles. Along with Rodale editors, writers and staff members, the website is calling […]

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