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Ask Chipotle to Reveal Ingredients!

By China DeSpain Freeman, Ecorazzi When it comes to eating well, most people agree that cooking at home, with whole food ingredients, is the healthiest option. But in these busy times, it can be ch…

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Be Cautious of Gluten-Free Labels

By Experience Life Think you can have your gluten-free cake and eat it, too? Not so fast. Despite the hundreds of products that sport gluten-free labels, the FDA has no official standards to regu…

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Senate Votes: Keep Consumers in the Dark About GMO Food

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger I have to say that I didn't expect the vote to go otherwise, but I'm surprised it was so lopsided: The Farm Bill amendment that would unambiguously give states the ri…

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India Will Mandate Labeling GMO Ingredients

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger In the latest edition of the daily facepalm: Times of India reports that as of January 2013, food products containing genetically modified ingredients will have to be…

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Petition to Label GMOs Filed With the FDA

A legal petition has been filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The petition is calling for the FDA to label genetically engineered foods. Genetically engineered (GE) foods, also refer…

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4 Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com The FDA says that the health and environmental risks of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are still up for debate, but many people prefer to avoid them …

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Shiny New Food Labels

As you walk through the aisles of your local grocery store, you’ll probably notice a lot more products boasting “natural” ingredients than there used to be.  You can read about this trend in this rece…

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Everything You Think You Know About “Natural Food” is Wrong

Last month, the ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's seemingly took a fall from grace. Long regarded as a progressive ice cream producer and a lover of social advocacy and jam bands (as if they had an option…

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Taking Out the Bad Fat

This year, spring cleaning in my home includes cleaning out my family's diet of an item that's pretty much at the top of the naughty list: trans fats found in partially hydrogenated oils. These oil…

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FDA declines to define ‘natural’

JANUARY 17, 2008—Citing limited resources and a lack of consumer interest, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said that it will not attempt to define "natural." The U.S. Sugar Association an…

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