This week’s news will make you cry, make you sigh, and make you smile. Some of it may even help you avoid diabetes, cancer, and kidney failure! New health research indicts meat and soft drinks, but encourages healthy eaters to go nuts. Animal factories continually find new ways to turn the stomachs of anyone who glimpses their work — and then they file charges against those who dare to see (and record) it. USDA proposes new anti-poop policies targeting organic farmers; but announces new projects supporting local food in public schools. Hawaii knocks the GMO-regulation ball right out of the park! In other breaking news, I suddenly want to move to Norway. Read on, for all the week’s top food news!
The Wall Street Journal reported today that PepsiCo is testing new artificial sweetener formulas for Diet Pepsi, including the controversial acesulfame.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has asked the FDA to ban two types of caramel coloring used as food additives. Some types of caramel coloring have been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals.
A press release last week indicated that diet soda drinkers had a 61% higher risk of stroke than people who didn’t drink soda (regular or diet) at all. Is that really likely?
Um. Look I don’t want to be an alarmist or anything. But. Um. See, I’ve got kids? And, see…they’re kind of…energetic enough? I mean really, truly. Spend five seconds in [ … ]