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Vilsack: Congress must resolve GMO labeling dispute

After meeting with organic companies and conventional food manufacturers last month, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the "conversation broke apart" in talking about whether labels noting genetically modified ingredients on food are necessary. "It's something that Congress is going to have to address," he says. Read more at AgriPulse...


Why foodies and farmers are flocking to a crowdfunding site called Barnraiser

After just one year, rewards-based crowdfunding site Barnraiser has helped farmers, startups, nonprofit organizations and others across the country raise more than $1.2 million for their projects. And now it's formed a collaboration with KRAVE founder Jon Sebastiani's new incubator to help companies even more. Read more at Forbes...

Seafish, Master Chef judge launch 'Superfishoil' campaign

Chef John Torode's #superfishoil consumer campaign in the UK coincides with National Heart Month aims to highlight the health benefits of omega-3s. Read more at undercurrent news...


Local food company bets on power of crickets

A Nebraska startup company called Bugeater foods makes cricket protein powder and has plans for a new product its referring to as "cricket rice." Read more at KMTV...


Children's Hospital doctor monitoring epileptic baby being treated with hemp oil

A baby born in December is the youngest patient in a study looking at effects of cannabis on children. In an attempt to cut down on use of seizure medication that could potentially harm the baby's liver, the family is giving her Charlotte's Web CBD oil, and doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado are overseeing her. Read more at CBS Denver...

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