The Supermarket Sector’s Cage-Free Future

Guest columnist, Matthew Prescott, senior food policy director for The Humane Society of the United States,

By Matthew Prescott

When I first began working with grocery chains to improve animal treatment in their supply systems, one thing I recall suggesting was that they begin to offer cage-free eggs on their shelves—something…

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Food Texture and Happiness

Why you should know Adeena Sussman, and the movement she is hoping for...

Adeena Sussman is a recipe developer, author, former restaurant critic and began a series in Food Republic called Crispianity. Her premise is that foods that have “crunch” actually make us think more about what we are eating.

She points to a study in the Tamil area of Malaysia that in her…

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A New Approach To Food Marketing Came to The Super Bowl, And It's Great

Who pulled off the most unique and smartest marketing campaign for this year's Super Bowl?

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The reviews of the Super Bowl, the halftime show and the commercials have not been very complimentary. However, there is one standout that the food world needs to pay attention to, and all its advertising, PR, social media and…

February 9, 2016 Read More

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Does Organic Make A Difference?

What a study from the University of Illinois found out about organic food sales.

No one disputes that the rise of organic food and beverage sales continues to be on solid ground, and those retailers who heavily promote organics, like Kroger and Target are growing the category’s sales.

A new study from the University of Illinois designed an experiment to shed insight on…

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Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for February 8th, 2016

Norms Farms Elderberry Jam, Foster Farms Sauté Ready, Hanover Tex Mex Mix, Lucky Food Spring Rolls, Daiya Foods Cheezcake

For the individual video and nutrition breakdown, select the Product below.

•Norms Farms Elderberry Jam

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The App Review: Paleo (io) – The Ultimate Paleo Diet Food List

Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Paleo (io), find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: Paleo (io) is the best paleo food list in the world! Simply type in the food you are curious about into the search and the app will tell you whether or not the food is Paleo. Have you ever seen a food and asked yourself, “Is it Paleo?” Well now you…

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