Congratulations Hawai‘i!

Tweet  Today Hawai‘i passed a marriage equality bill through its last stage of our state congress. It still needs to be signed by our governor, who has the intention of signing the bill into law. Seeing no reason this will not happen, I am happy to go ahead and say thank you to all of those people who worked so hard to make this happen. Thank you to our legislators who voted in favor (and endured days of nearly endless testimony of both the perfectly sane and far gone varieties). Read More …

Land of Illusion

TweetHave you noticed the multitude of gluten free products on store shelves these days? I’ve never seen so many boxes, bags, and cans with the two little words “gluten free” on them! We are truly living in the height of the gluten free food movement. Yet, does this mean we are at the peak? Will it all be down hill from here? Or, are we actually in a land of illusion where there aren’t actually as many gluten free products in the stores as there are gluten free labels? For Read More …

Labeling Laws and Product Warning

TweetIn a globalized world where products cross vast oceans, and millions of people deal with food allergies and diet mediated diseases everyday, it would make sense for there to be some sort of universal labeling laws on food and drugs. Yet, we don’t live in a world where that is the case. We live in a world where nation by nation we set our own standards on what is safe, and what is not. This does make sense as well, because some nations may wish to set higher standards than Read More …