Special Alert! It’s Make or Break Time—Act Now to Make GMO Labeling a Reality Across the US

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On April 27, 2015, a judge ruled against the food industry, spearheaded by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, upholding Vermont’s GMO labeling law. Continue reading

Hidden GMO Exposures: Is It Possible To Avoid Them?

Systematically bypassing public awareness and approval, GMOs have invaded a much wider market than the food industry. Dubious industrial uses surpass even the wildest imagination and show that our daily lives are far more contaminated by GMOs that we thought.  Continue reading

‘Safety Assessments’ on Nearly All Common Food Additives Found to Be Manipulated by Processed Food Industry: Study

New research published in the journal, JAMA Internal Medicine, has verified that the vast majority of the 10,000-or-so chemical additives currently allowed in food are backed only by industry-funded and supported safety assessments. And a large percentage of these have never even been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for review, which means Continue reading

Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

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  • A recent report by a public health lawyer exposes the deep conflicts of interest between the processed food industry and the trade organization for food- and nutrition professionals Continue reading

Say Goodbye to Gluten: Over 200 Clinically Confirmed Reasons to Avoid Wheat

This title is the same as a recent GreenMedInfo.com. It contains a list of over 200 health problems, with celiac disease at the top and including many more not normally associated with gluten intolerance.

The author and founder of GreenMedInfo.com, Sayer Ji, Continue reading

Big Food’s 9 dirty Secrets You Should Know About

Last year, Big Ag and the food industry in general had successfully lobbied legislation in some states to prohibit undercover photos and videos from being taken of factory farming livestock scenarios and disallowed mainstream media outlets from receiving and displaying those photos or videos. Continue reading

Additives Meant to Protect Vitamin C Actually Cause More Harm

Anti-caking agents in powdered products may hasten degradation of vitamin C instead of doing what they are supposed to do: protect the nutrient from moisture.

Lisa Mauer, a Purdue University professor of food science; Lynne Taylor, a professor of industrial and physical pharmacy; and graduate student Rebecca Lipasek study deliquescence, a reaction in which humidity causes a crystalline solid to dissolve. They wanted to understand how anti-caking agents protect substances such as vitamin C from humidity.

In Mauer’s laboratory, different anti-caking agents were blended with powdered sodium ascorbate, a common form of vitamin C, Continue reading