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Sound Consumer, July 2017

The bitter truth about Big Sugar

For decades the sugar industry quietly skewed public understanding of diet and health. As the truth becomes known, consumers are fighting back.

For decades the sugar industry quietly skewed public understanding of diet and health. As the truth becomes known, consumers are fighting back.

Juice: healthy or harmful?

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a glass of apple juice? PCC’s nutrition educator explains how juice affects the body.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a glass of apple juice? PCC’s nutrition educator explains how juice affects the body.

The juicy details

Fruit and vegetable juices can be nutritional powerhouses. Here are a few favorites picked by PCC’s nutrition experts.

Fruit and vegetable juices can be nutritional powerhouses. Here are a few favorites picked by PCC’s nutrition experts.

Recipes from the July 2017 issue

A little fizzy water goes a long way in these refreshing drinks. Packed with summer fruit, teas and juices and brightened with fresh roots and herbs, they’re as healthful and colorful as they are refreshing. For adults craving a little kick, add a splash of your favorite spirit or sparkling wine. Summer in a glass!

A little fizzy water goes a long way in these refreshing drinks. Packed with summer fruit, teas and juices and brightened with fresh roots and herbs, they’re as healthful and colorful as they are refreshing. For adults craving a little kick, add a splash of your favorite spirit or sparkling wine. Summer in a glass!

Staff picks

Summer fruit is in full swing! Come pick up local, organic Lapin and Rainier cherries, sugar snap peas, and early peaches, pluots and cherry tomatoes from California. PCC staff is raving about an organic lemon curd, two types of sunscreen, California olive oil and more!

Summer fruit is in full swing! Come pick up local, organic Lapin and Rainier cherries, sugar snap peas, and early peaches, pluots and cherry tomatoes from California. PCC staff is raving about an organic lemon curd, two types of sunscreen, California olive oil and more!

PCC engages on policy proposals

PCC has engaged on several recent policy proposals affecting ethically sourced, organic foods.

PCC has engaged on several recent policy proposals affecting ethically sourced, organic foods.

Letters to the editor

Mediterranean Diet · Unusual cuts of meat · PCC sets bar for non-GMO and organic meat · Fukushima radiation · Cost of gluten-free

Mediterranean Diet · Unusual cuts of meat · PCC sets bar for non-GMO and organic meat · Fukushima radiation · Cost of gluten-free

News bites

Food is bipartisan · Changing expiration dates on food? · Nutrition facts rolled back · New GE soy and silk · Glyphosate and the next generation · Fresh Food Pharmacy · Bee-killing pesticides violated law · Glyphosate causes liver disease · U.S. promoting GE foods · Twitter tried to be a co-op · Neonicotinoids eliminated? · Another “Natural” lawsuit

Food is bipartisan · Changing expiration dates on food? · Nutrition facts rolled back · New GE soy and silk · Glyphosate and the next generation · Fresh Food Pharmacy · Bee-killing pesticides violated law · Glyphosate causes liver disease · U.S. promoting GE foods · Twitter tried to be a co-op · Neonicotinoids eliminated? · Another “Natural” lawsuit

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Could your coffee soon be grown in California? Learn the answer, along with news about the sustainability achievements by PCC’s organic produce provider, what’s happening to Pacific shellfish as a result of ocean acidification, and more!

Could your coffee soon be grown in California? Learn the answer, along with news about the sustainability achievements by PCC’s organic produce provider, what’s happening to Pacific shellfish as a result of ocean acidification, and more!

Sound Consumer, July 2017