Monthly Archives: May 2014

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How First Lady Michelle Obama Can Avoid a Contentious Political Battle Over the School Lunch Program

How First Lady Michelle Obama Can Avoid a Contentious Political Battle Over the School Lunch Program

In a rare move and a somewhat awkward political display, First Lady Michelle Obama gathered school officials at the White House yesterday to “rally support” for the Administration’s healthier school meals initiative.

New school lunch rules were approved in 2010 and […]

Are you a “Ross Perot” or a “Problem Solving Sherpa” within Your Organization?

Are you a “Ross Perot” or a “Problem Solving Sherpa” within Your Organization?

In 1992, Texas business tycoon Ross Perot conducted one of the most successful independent third party campaigns for the White House in modern American history, gaining nearly 19% of the vote.

There was a lot of enthusiasm for Perot’s campaign. He was a master […]

BPA and Sound Science: An Isolated Victory or a Roadmap for Success?

In 2008, the Canadian government set off a brush fire when it declared Bisphenol A (BPA) unsafe for use in baby bottles and sippy cups.

A Stunning Development in the Vermont GMO Labeling Bill Most People Missed

A Stunning Development in the Vermont GMO Labeling Bill Most People Missed

By now, anyone following the nation’s genetically modified food ingredient debate knows that Vermont recently passed the nation’s first unequivocal state mandatory GMO food ingredient labeling law. It calls for products derived from genetically modified crops to be labeled by July 1, 2016.

The anti-GMO […]