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Non-GMO Cheerios, Grape-Nuts Not As Nutritious Anymore

Just when we thought we could rejoice over major cereal manufacturers’ reformulating big cereal brands without GMOs, a review of ingredients in non-GMO Cheerios and Grape-Nuts reveals that they contain far fewer vitamins. According to an article in Food Navigator-USA, the new non-GMO formulations of Original Cheerios and Grape Nuts might be made without ingredients […]

March 4th

Top News from the Food Front: Global Obesity, Stacked Resistance, Punishment Loaf, & Food Fraud

Holy guacamole, Bat-Man (or -Woman) — there’s some big news afoot in the food world! Consumers and citizens view GMOs with skyrocketing skepticism; but the Monsanto-staffed USDA doesn’t much care, and pushes on with expedited approval of new stacked-resistance genetically modified crops. Not to be outdone, the FDA draws fire for lackadaisical (ahem) ‘regulation’ of agricultural antibiotics. Newly published studies show alarming global obesity trends, and disturbing trends among patients with metabolic syndrome. Fox meat, donkey meat, and ‘food loaf’ as punishment — read on for all the best stories from this week’s top news in food!

January 4th

Cheerios To Become GMO Free

Cheerios, the most popular cereal in America, is going to become the first major food brand to become GMO free. According to ABC News, General Mills the makers of Cheerios announced that they are changing the sourcing on original-flavor Cheerios so that it will soon be made without genetically modified ingredients. This is a huge move. Cheerios, the […]

January 3rd

Cheerios Are a Drug, Man

In one more laughable act, the FDA recently sent a warning letter to popular cereal maker General Mills to discuss the drug they manufacture. You know, that donut-shaped drug you can pop by the handful: Based on claims made on your product’s label, we have determined that your Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal is […]

May 28th