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Phthalates Are Out Of Children’s Toys, But In Your Food
July 16, 2014 – 11:39 pm | No Comment
Phthalates Are Out Of Children’s Toys, But In Your Food

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Just when you thought that phthalates, chemicals added to plastics to make them more flexible, were off your radar, think again.
Back in 2008, after these chemicals were shown to disrupt the endocrine system, the U.S. …

Report: Virtually All Food Imported Into U.S. Not Inspected By FDA
July 2, 2014 – 3:17 am | No Comment
Report: Virtually All Food Imported Into U.S. Not Inspected By FDA

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virtually all of the food imported into the United States reaches consumers without being inspected by the federal government, putting the nation at risk of exposure to food-borne illnesses.
An investigation by FairWarning and Investigative News …

Multi-billion Dollar Beer Company Agrees To Post All Ingredients Online
July 2, 2014 – 2:47 am | No Comment
Multi-billion Dollar Beer Company Agrees To Post All Ingredients Online

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Great news! – Food Babe and her followers have managed to get brewing company Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, as well as MillerCoors (behind Miller Lite and Coors Lite) to publish all ingredients for some of …

Are we really allergic to food or are we allergic to what’s been done to it?
June 29, 2014 – 3:57 am | No Comment
Are we really allergic to food or are we allergic to what’s been done to it?

 
 
 
 
 
 
In this video Robyn O’Brien presents “The New Food Economy” on TED. Here she talks about what has been done to our food and what’s is continuing to happen. One theory for the recent boom …

How food companies exploit Americans with ingredients banned in other countries
June 25, 2014 – 2:33 am | No Comment
How food companies exploit Americans with ingredients banned in other countries

 
 
 
 
 
 
It’s rather ironic that the United States is a world-leader in research and development, but lags behind other countries in the types of ingredients it allows in its food. There is much controversy surrounding the …

Can Aspartame Make You Blind?
June 13, 2014 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
Can Aspartame Make You Blind?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What would readers think about aspartame, the artificial sweetener that’s an ingredient in thousands of products, if you were privy to information regarding its harmful health effects, plus lawsuits, that have been settled out of …

Consumers Compel Food Makers To Remove HFCS From Products
June 11, 2014 – 4:10 am | No Comment
Consumers Compel Food Makers To Remove HFCS From Products

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In response to a backlash from consumers, a growing number of food and beverage companies have changed their recipes to remove industrial sweeteners that people find objectionable.  We’ve named High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) as …

Panera To Give All Food Additives The Heave-Ho
June 4, 2014 – 2:44 am | No Comment
Panera To Give All Food Additives The Heave-Ho

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panera is about to announce a radical plan for all artificial additives in the food it sells: junk ‘em.
Amid growing consumer concern about the ingredients in foods purchased in restaurants and grocery stores, one of …

Food Lobby Creates Stealth Campaign To Attack Anti-Obesity”Fed Up” Film
June 1, 2014 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
Food Lobby Creates Stealth Campaign To Attack Anti-Obesity”Fed Up” Film

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The world’s largest food industry lobbying group is waging a stealth campaign to discredit the highly anticipated anti-obesity documentary “Fed Up,” which opens in theaters Friday.
The film was produced by Katie Couric and Laurie David, …

Natural Flavoring Made From Anal Secretions of Beavers?
May 28, 2014 – 4:16 am | No Comment
Natural Flavoring Made From Anal Secretions of Beavers?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
As conscious health advocates, we know that staying away from artificial flavoring is an important step in leading a healthy lifestyle. But, what about natural flavoring? Natural flavor is found in everything from sauces, drinks …