October 15th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
"We are unaware of any scientific data supporting the use of dietary supplements to prevent Ebola virus infection or treat Ebola virus disease. Furthermore, federal law does not allow dietary supplements to claim to treat any diseases, including Ebola virus disease."
October 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
We trust farmers markets to be the anti-supermarket. There are no unflattering fluorescent lights, loud disorienting music, those confusing price tags or dizzying endcaps. But what if farmers market stalls were just going to the supermarket for you—and bringing those store-bought items to their stalls? It’s happening in California, and the state is cracking down.
August 25th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
British chef Jamie Oliver is on a crusade to prove that U.S. food safety standards are than in Britain, so U.S food shouldn't be allowed in the
August 19th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
After four illnesses, six brands are issuing almond and peanut butter recalls. Check your fridge for the brands below
August 11th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Triclosan is a controversial hand sanitizer chemical linked to endocrine disruption as well as other human health and environmental issues. It’s been linked to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and even worse, it is not effective against viruses, which are often more likely the cause of our colds and flus than bacteria in the first place. That’s not the case for apple cider vinegar though—which is antibacterial and antiviral—and you can easily learn how to make hand sanitizer with vinegar that actually works and costs less money.
July 29th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
A massive fruit recall from one California producer includes fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots that it shipped to retailers [&hellip
July 27th, 2014 | by Heather Carr
If you are drinking your water from the tap, most of the water is safe to consume
July 24th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
A series of 5-Hour Energy lawsuits began last week when three states charged the energy drink makers with making “deceptive” [&hellip
July 22nd, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
A new study confirms that fish and seafood contaminated with harmful plastic fragments can be traced back to products like Neutrogena’s [&hellip
July 14th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
A new study looked at common chemicals used in the food industry and found 175 harmful chemicals in food packaging that could be leaching into our food
July 7th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Organic foods may be tainted by heavy metal pollution regardless of anyones’ intentions. A post on Alternet.com titled, Food Labelled ‘Organic’ Is No Guarantee [&hellip
July 5th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This weeks food news features amazing things, appalling things, and things to make you go hmm. Read on, for the [&hellip