Cardi B’s ‘WAP’ Proves Music’s Dirty Secret: Censorship Is Good Business

Scandalized parents and politicians ushered in warning labels in the 1980s. Now making clean versions of explicit songs means taking advantage of every possible revenue stream.

#cardi-b-1992, #eminem, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #indecency-obscenity-and-profanity, #labeling-and-labels-product, #megan-thee-stallion-rapper, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #wap-song

0

E.U. Debates Whether a Veggie Burger Is Really a Burger

The European Parliament is voting on proposals that would ban products without meat from being labeled burgers or sausages, drawing ire from environmentalists and manufacturers.

#agriculture-and-farming, #europe, #european-parliament, #european-union, #hamburgers, #labeling-and-labels-product, #meat, #vegetarianism

0

How to Read a Wine Label, in 12 Easy Lessons

The wine shop can be intimidating, with so many different styles of labeling. Here’s help in decoding a dozen basic types.

#content-type-service, #grapes, #labeling-and-labels-product, #typography, #wines

0

Accused of Ruining Popcorn, Cass Sunstein Wants to Repent

In “Too Much Information,” President Obama’s onetime regulatory chief takes another look at whether disclosing information — including calorie counts — is always a good thing.

#books-and-literature, #labeling-and-labels-product, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #sunstein-cass-r, #too-much-information-book

0

Stay Away From These 115 Hand Sanitizers, F.D.A. Warns

The agency has moved to keep several of the products, which it found to have inadequate concentrations of alcohol, from entering the United States.

#cleansers-detergents-and-soaps, #consumer-protection, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ethanol, #ethyl-alcohol, #food-and-drug-administration, #hand-sanitizer, #isopropyl-alcohol, #labeling-and-labels-product

0

Trader Joe’s Defends Product Labels Criticized as Racist

The company had previously said the names of international-themed products that were intended to promote inclusiveness, such as Trader José and Trader Ming’s, “may now have the opposite effect.”

#aunt-jemima-milling-co, #customer-relations, #labeling-and-labels-product, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #quaker-oats-co, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #trader-joes

0

U.K.’s New Coronavirus Tactic: Urge Britons to Lose Weight

The prime minister, who cited his own problems with obesity, said his hospitalization with Covid-19 had prompted his push to tighten regulations on junk food.

#advertising-and-marketing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #diet-and-nutrition, #great-britain, #johnson-boris, #labeling-and-labels-product, #national-health-service, #obesity

0

Petition Urges Trader Joe’s to Get Rid of ‘Racist Branding’

The supermarket chain said it was in the process of phasing out names, including Trader Ming’s and Trader José, that have appeared on its international food products.

#containers-and-packaging, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #food, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #labeling-and-labels-product, #race-and-ethnicity, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #trader-joes

0

Is Meat Grown in a Lab Really Meat?

We can, if we can agree that it doesn’t need to come from the body of an animal.

#labeling-and-labels-product, #meat, #philosophy, #vegetarianism

0

Clean Up Your Act, Facebook, or We’re Leaving

The social media company has taken steps toward reining in Trump. It’s too little, too late.

#advertising-and-marketing, #boycotts, #facebook-inc, #instagram-inc, #labeling-and-labels-product, #social-media, #zuckerberg-mark-e

0

Another Tweet From Trump Gets a Label From Twitter

The president threatened “serious force” if protesters tried to set up an autonomous zone in Washington, D.C., as they have in Seattle.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #labeling-and-labels-product, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #twitter

0

Twitter Refutes Inaccuracies in Trump’s Tweets for First Time

Twitter added a link to two of President Trump’s tweets in which he had made false claims about mail-in ballots, urging people to “get the facts.”

#absentee-voting, #computers-and-the-internet, #labeling-and-labels-product, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #twitter

0

Considering Trying Melatonin for Sleep? Here’s a Guide to Help

Here’s what you need to know about the pros and cons of using melatonin supplements for sleeping difficulties.

#biorhythms, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #insomnia, #labeling-and-labels-product, #melatonin-hormone, #sleep

0

France Defines Natural Wine, but Is That Enough?

The wine industry and many consumers have long sought a definition, but the adoption of a voluntary charter may not clarify anything.

#feiring-alice, #france, #grapes, #labeling-and-labels-product, #legeron-isabelle, #organic-foods-and-products, #wines

0

The Food Expiration Dates You Should Actually Follow

The first thing you should know? The dates, as we know them, have nothing to do with safety. J. Kenji López-Alt explains.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food, #labeling-and-labels-product, #quarantines

0