Abbie Fentress Swanson http://www.kunc.org en Padlock The Milk! FDA’s Push To Safeguard The Food Supply http://www.kunc.org/post/padlock-milk-fda-s-push-safeguard-food-supply <p>Many of the food terrorism scenarios outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration involve liquid.</p><p>And there’s good reason for that.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 54484 at http://www.kunc.org Padlock The Milk! FDA’s Push To Safeguard The Food Supply Changing Dairy Industry Leaves Some Farmers In The Dust http://www.kunc.org/post/changing-dairy-industry-leaves-some-farmers-dust <p>Donnie Davidson’s family has been producing bottled milk in Holden, Mo., since the 1930s. But the 63-year-old farmer decided to sell his herd of 50 milking cows in November after the roof on one of his barns collapsed from last winter’s snow.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 53978 at http://www.kunc.org Changing Dairy Industry Leaves Some Farmers In The Dust Colorado Among States Looking To Label GMOs http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-among-states-looking-label-gmos <p>Last year,&nbsp;<a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/gmo-labeling-laws-deck-midwest">we counted between 20 and 30 state legislatures</a>&nbsp;considering bills that mandate labeling on genetically engineered foods or foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Still a hot-topic, many labeling laws are working their way through statehouses all over the nation – even in farm country.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:01:10 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 53443 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Among States Looking To Label GMOs Retailers Look To Sell Sustainability Of Food http://www.kunc.org/post/retailers-look-sell-sustainability-food <p>Consumers are increasingly willing to pay more for foods they believe were sustainably produced, like free-range chicken, fair-trade coffee and pesticide-free wine. But what does “sustainable” actually mean?</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 53362 at http://www.kunc.org Retailers Look To Sell Sustainability Of Food Regulators Beef Up Labels For Meat http://www.kunc.org/post/regulators-beef-labels-meat <p>A new labeling rule that went into full effect Saturday requires meatpackers and retailers to provide consumers with more information about where their meat comes from.</p><p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 52304 at http://www.kunc.org Regulators Beef Up Labels For Meat