Genetically modified foods are everywhere, especially in the United States. The potentially negative effects that may come from consuming these altered foods have raised concerns among many people regarding whether or not manufacturers should have to label GMOs. In light of this standoff between certain large food production corporations and those who want GMOs to be labeled, one grocery store has announced its intention on labeling them regardless. More
Topic: grocery stores
Whole Foods Market will begin offering extracurriculars for adults, with wellness clubs test-launching at five stores over the next three months. The clubs—which will offer members ‘lifestyle evaluations,’ a 10% discount on groceries and classes in nutrition, cooking and health—may sound like a punchline, but the price is no joke: A $199 sign-up fee to join, then $45 per month. More
For bicyclists, grocery shopping poses a slight problem. It’s hard to take a ton of food home on your bike, but sometimes you just need to buy a boatload of groceries. No one wants to tip over while riding home and lose all their groceries all over the street.
You know those giant grocery store refrigerators that keep all your organic, locally-raised and grown meat and produce cool? Those monsters are actually killing the environment. And it’s not the amount of electricity they use, either. Most large grocery store … More
Women Who Live Near Restaurants Are Fatter: A new University of Buffalo study found that women who live within a five-minute walk of a restaurant are more likely to have a higher body mass index. The study also found that women who live near a supermarket or grocery store were likely to have lower BMIs than women who live near a convenience store. (via UPI)
One cool thing we love, from Blisstree to you: Unpackaged – At first glance, the list of products sold in this London shop sound like typical natural grocery stock: brown rice, muesli, organic olive oil, goat cheese, organic beer…the list … More