organic http://kalw.org en What do food labels tell us about what we’re eating? http://kalw.org/post/what-do-food-labels-tell-us-about-what-we-re-eating <p><span style="color: rgb(80, 0, 80); line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 19px;">On today's Your Call, we're talking about food labels like "organic" and "fair trade.” Studies show that sales increase by 10 percent because of food labels. But what do they mean exactly? How are these labels enforced in the US and abroad? As the number of labels increase, how should we measure certification? And how does a label change the way you think about and buy your food? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba and you.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 42437 at http://kalw.org What do food labels tell us about what we’re eating? Prop 37: Labels for GMOs? http://kalw.org/post/prop-37-labels-gmos <p></p><p>Today, many of the foods we eat come from Genetically Modified Organisms such as modified corn, wheat, and soy to make them grow more productively. &nbsp;But do consumers have the right to know if the food they are buying at the grocery store contains GMOs? This November, voters are being asked to decide if&nbsp;GMOs&nbsp;and foods that contain&nbsp;GMOs&nbsp;should be labeled as such in retail outlets. We take up the pros and cons of Proposition 37.</p><p><u>Guests:</u></p> Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:03:11 +0000 City Visions 17369 at http://kalw.org Prop 37: Labels for GMOs?