Are You Defending Your “Right to Know”?

By Kristina Kalolo, FALPC Intern Two Massachusetts legislative committees are considering five bills that would require the labeling of GMOs (genetically modified organisms). Essentially, these bills would require the words “genetically engineered” to be present on the front of packaging and that processed foods would say “partially produced with genetic engineering” (approximately 75 percent of […]

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Community Meetings – NEW Quarterly Meeting Format!

The Council has always wrestled with the question of how to best involve the broader community in our work.  As a coalition with lots of organizations involved, there is so much going on and so many moving parts.  In the past our quarterly meetings focused on updating the group on all that was happening.  This […]

Welcome to the Blog!

Welcome to the blog of the Worcester Food & Active Living Policy Council!  Here we’ll share information and opinions on food and active living related news, events, policy, organizations, and more!  We hope to feature guest bloggers from local and state-level organizations on a regular basis, as well as feature exciting model policy work from […]