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Not all food additives are created equal. We talk a lot about potentially harmful ingredients in our food, but some food additives sound a lot scarier than they are.
You might expect to see cocoa, sugar, cream, and even soy in your chocolate…but lead?!
A new NIH-funded study found that infants who ate peanuts were less likely to develop a peanut allergy. Even if nut allergies ran in their families.
If you’re avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there’s a new plastic label that may be even better: EA free.
A new study confirmed what organic advocates have been saying for years: people who eat an organic diet have fewer toxic pesticides in our bodies.
The New York Attorney General recently launched an investigation into generic herbal supplements and found that many of these products do not contain any of the advertised active ingredients.
Be aware: The CDC is investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to commercially-produced, prepackaged caramel apples. 29 people. 10 states. Several deaths.
McDonald’s recently reassured investors during a conference call that it’s going to address its declining sales by boosting efforts to attract parents, teachers and school children despite national efforts to keep fast food away from children.
Thank heavens for restaurant inspections. But when’s the last time you checked the inspection scores for your favorite restaurant? A new app makes it easy.
Del Monte issued an apple recall on Wednesday for packaged cut apples and fruit medleys that include cut apples.
This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!).
In the developing world, cooking over open flames causes serious pollution-related health problems. These clean cookstoves could change that.