“food-trends” Charts

Americans Unsure About GMO Health Risks »

Many Americans are questioning the safety of consuming foods containing genetically modified ingredients. According to a HuffPost/YouGov poll, only 21%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 200
Score: 6

The Battle for GMO Labeling: Corporate vs. Grassroots »

Washington voters are about to decide on Initiative 522 to require companies to label genetically engineered foods. The polls are…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 439
Score: 4

The Economics of Dining »

In 2009, Americans in the highest quintile of household income spent an average of $10,780 on food for the year,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 135
Score: 3

Engineered Cotton, Corn, Soy reach 90% of US Crop Production »

Herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops, allowing utilization of otherwise-deathly herbicides for weed control, and insect-resistant (Bt) crops, have grown rapidly as a…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 272
Score: 3

Minimum Wage to Increase in California »

California Governor Jerry Brown recently approved a $2 minimum wage increase, set to take full effect by January 2016. This…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 254
Score: 2

Should GMO foods be labeled? »

According to a HuffPost/YouGov poll, 82% of surveyed Americans think that foods containing genetically modified ingredients should be labeled. Only…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 143
Score: 2

What is the best-selling candy in the U.S.? »

In 2012, Reese's (Hershey) claimed the title of being the best-selling candy (or gum) in the U.S., claiming a 7.7%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 202
Score: 2

Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops »

Genetically engineered crops have been widely adopted by farmers in the United States. Herbicide-tolerant (HT) and insect-resistant (Bt) crops have…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 215
Score: 2

Increased Reliance on Genetically Engineered Corn »

Genetically engineered corn has experienced a significant rise in the past decade. In 2000, only 25% of corn planted in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 87
Score: 2

Food Prices: 1913 vs. 2013 »

Over the years, food prices in the U.S. have increased significantly with inflation, but many foods have actually become cheaper…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 320
Score: 2

The Fast-Food Consequences of a Bloated Minimum Wage »

Fast-food workers in 60 U.S. cities recently held a one-day strike to call for a $15 an hour minimum wage,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 148

A Shift Away From the Dinner Table »

In 1960, 26% of money spent on food in the U.S. was spent on food eaten away from home, while…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 114

In Many States, Childhood Obesity Rates Are Decreasing »

Of the 43 states (including DC) reporting obesity rates among low-income preschoolers (ages 2-4), 19 stated that obesity rates had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 303

Childhood Obesity Rates are Starting to Decrease »

Obesity rates among low-income U.S. preschoolers (ages 2-4) are finally starting to decrease. After steadily increasing from 10% in 1990…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 465

What We Pay For When Buying Food »

In 2010, restaurants accounted for 34% of the total cost that Americans paid for domestically produced food. Advertising only made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 146

GMO Crops Continue to Skyrocket, Developing World Joins In »

While the United States continues its significant lead in genetically-modified crop production, with 69.5 million hectares, the growth rate of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 103

US Yogurt Culture »

This chart shows the top 10 best-selling brands of yogurt in the US. Chobani reaches first place, reflecting the growing…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 18

What is the best-selling candy in the world? »

In 2012, Snickers was the best-selling candy (or gum) in the world with a 1.8% market share and a projected…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 125

Perceived Effect of Public School Food Laws on Academics »

Aside from the positive physical effects federal laws restricting unhealthy food options at public schools might have on American children,…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 82

Genetically-Modified Foods Increase Substantially Every Year »

In 2012, genetically-engineered crop hectarage reached 170 million hectares-- a 100-fold increase since being commercialized in 1996. 17.3 million farmers…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 80

Perceived Effect of Public School Food Laws on Obesity »

Nearly 6 out of 10 adults nationwide believe federal laws restricting foods that can be served on public school grounds…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 53

Fast Food is Now a Smaller Percentage of the American Diet »

The percentage of daily calories consumed from fast food among adults (age 20+) has decreased. From 2003-2006, fast food accounted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 127

Americans Favor School Food, Bake Sale Restrictions »

57% of Americans say they would support a federal law restricting the kinds of foods available at public schools, including…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 31