Food Labels Made Simple

Feedstuffs Foodlink (one of my best sources for information for this blog) has sponsored a brochure which clearly defines many of the common food label terms for meat and poultry. ...more

Label Me "Done"

Labels. We all have them. Our family calls us "Daughter" or "Sister", our friends "Friend." Those are the positive labels we ought to have, the ones we ought to identify with. Unfortunately, it's the negative labels that often leave a bad taste in our mouths and echo in our minds ad nauseum. ...more

Back To School Shopping For The Environment

Every year, parents spend millions of dollars on back-to-school supplies. This year, be sure to shop green. Remember that many thrift stores carry school supplies that will cost you a fraction of retail prices. Avoid excess packaging. A large percentage of solid waste stream is the result of unnecessary packaging. When given a choice, choose the product that is sensible, not over-packaged, and reuse or recycle packaging. Look for green labels that let you know the product is certified as environmentally friendly. Shopping list: What is it made of and Where can I get it? Water Bottle: ...more