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My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

...consumer confusion? It doesn't. Companies that sell food products without GMOs will be allowed to use labels stating that...concerned with long term health implications of the food products they manufacture and sell. "The Extraordinary Science...
First marijuana industry public comment period will end Sunday

...definitions for terms used in existing law.Those definitions would prohibit manufacturers from spraying THC onto existing food products before sale (edible marijuana products would have to be created from scratch), and would limit the ability of third...
Alcohol board takes up first draft of pot rules

...of draft regulations is a ban on "adulterated" marijuana edibles. "It would prohibit you from taking a completed food product - Haribo gummy bears - setting them out on a tray and spraying marijuana concentrate on them," Franklin said.Colorado...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Know what you eat

...Kawasaki, have introduced House Bill 92, "GMO Labeling". This bill would require labeling of genetically modified food products sold in Alaska. The United States is one of the few industrialized nations that does not already require labeling...
Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...would have prohibited commercial cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retail sale of marijuana and related food products. It wouldn't affect personal use of pot, which becomes legal, with limitations, Feb. 24.It was proposed by...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports your freezer.On Aug. 7, in retaliation for American sanctions, Russia banned the importation of most foreign food products. Russia imports salmon roe and smolt, hake, pollock and other fish products caught here in Alaska. Russia is a big...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...extractors that can turn 15 pounds of marijuana flower into 3 pounds of concentrated oil that can be used either in food products or eaten as is.There were vendors offering butane, propane, hexane, helium and argon; and hemp rolling papers...
Business news roundup

...sell coffee, oils, vinegars, jams and jellies and smoked fish, and much more, all made in-state."If it's a food product made in this state, we're going to try it," Saunders said.He said he learned a lot about gourmet food stores...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress reducing plastics made from petrochemicals. The products can range from hard plastics to thin films that cover food products. The food sector alone, including beverages, accounts for nearly two-thirds of global packaging from non-biodegradable...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have voluntarily lowered the amount of trans fats in food products by 73 percent.The group, which represents the country's largest food companies, did not speculate on a reasonable...


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