Consumers are fed up with unnatural, unpronounceable ingredients, and are pushing back against a food system that’s unsustainable and destructive. Major food companies are losing market share and are scrambling to reformulate to meet consumers’ new expectations.
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Sound Consumer, September 2015
Are you ready for the rain? After a blazing summer, we’re ready to hunker into the cool season with soup.
HR 1599, commonly known as “Deny Americans the Right to Know [DARK] Act,” would preempt mandatory GE labeling nationwide. Here’s where it stands.
The U.S. House repealed Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), which lets consumers know the origin of foods.
No one knows better than PCC staff what products are worth trying. Here’s a collection of their favorites this month, including not-to-be-missed cheese, chocolate and wine.
PCC shoppers are buying raw foods not just because they’re made from vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and sprouted grains or beans, but also because they’re seeking foods with minimal added sugars, fats and salt. When these foods take the form of berry “Cheesecake,” kale chips, or PCC’s own Rockin’ Raw Kale salad, what’s not to love?
PCC Natural Markets and PCC Farmland Trust farmers all are in trouble from the drought.
PCC’s new Columbia City store opened July 24. The opening ceremony felt like a party that lasted all day.
PCC home delivery · PCC Advocates e-newsletter · “Natural” flavors · PCC’s animal welfare standards · Caffeine and hydration · Sound Consumer effective
PCC eyeglass drive a success · Bacon-flavored seaweed? · Bumblebees and climate change · Fracking toxic · Carcinogenic 2,4-D? · EPA sued for pesticide policy · Food enjoyment lost · Doctors support GE labeling · Daily soda and diabetes risk · France bans Roundup · Spokane sues Monsanto
Read about California almond woes, WSU testing a robotic apple picker, the egg shortage that has bakers scrambling, the threat of warm water to local salmon, and more.
Board meeting report · Bylaws review · Message from nominating committee · New committee member