A new study has revealed that the balance of fatty acids in organic whole milk might provide significant heart-healthy benefits. Americans consume about 10 to 15 times more omega-6 fatty acids than healthier omega-3 fatty acids, and drinking whole milk, especially organic, can help with balancing the levels of the acids, the study's lead author said.
A pending California bill would require special labels for meat, dairy and other products from cloned animals. If passed, it would be stricter than the pending federal legislation, which would not require special labels.
Buying local, sustainably grown foods is the next generation of responsible shopping, this author writes. She notes that "organic" no longer means what it used to, now that major corporations have gotten involved in organic agriculture.
Biodegradable, flushable gDiapers, which are available in Whole Foods and other specialty stores, are touted by the manufacturer as eco-friendly and convenient alternatives to plastic or cloth diapers. A starter gDiaper kit retails for $25.
Safeway and King Soopers have relaunched their gas discount programs, now that Colorado's governor has signed a law stipulating that such retailer discounts are legal, so long as they're part of a promotions package and aren't intended as monopolies.