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The FDA Is Bullying This Vegan Mayo

Did you know that mayonnaise has a legal definition? Neither did anyone else. However, Hampton Creek found out when the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) warned the company that its Just Mayo prod…

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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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The Chemicals in Your Cosmetics (Infographic)

It seems as though if a product is intended to go on your face or body, it deserves to be regulated by the FDA, right? After all, they regulate drugs, food, vaccines and even electronics. Instead, the…

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How to Choose Natural & Safe Ingredients For Beautiful Skin

Did you know that most of the ingredients in your personal care products have not been tested for safety? It’s a scary fact that while the FDA oversees all new products that come to market, very few o…

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Did Monsanto Organize a Fake Grassroots Campaign in Favor of GMOs?

The company that brought you genetically-modified foods, the carcinogenic pesticide Roundup, and what many would describe as global mayhem, may be stooping to a new low, according to the Organic Consu…

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Victory! FDA Bans Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will give the food industry three years to eliminate trans fats from foods in the food supply. The news comes after an advisory in 2013 in…

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What’s In Your Wasabi? 5 Foods That Aren’t What They Seem

You’d like to think that the name of a food would adequately describe what it is, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mystery foods out there. Here are 5 foods…

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Your Cheese: What the FDA Really Wants With It

Think everyone loves artisanal cheeses? You may have to remove the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from that list. Since 2012, they've made it known they're no fan of some aspects of artisanal chee…

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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