The way the Food and Drug Administration assesses safety has long favored industry studies over independent science.
Tell Your Senators: Push Back on Trump Climate Denial "If legislators within the government would stop spending time and
My toddler likes "Blue Cookies" (they're fluorescent blue and likely have nothing remotely natural in them). And she prefers
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Canned food is a convenience that comes with a high toll on health if the plastic lining inside the can contains bisphenol
For me, this brought home the necessity for manufacturers and the government to take responsibility for keeping hazardous substances out of the marketplace. We cannot be totally effective gatekeepers for our own families.
So, what's a person to do, short of get her Ph.D. in chemistry? (I know that you readers are massively smart and accomplished, and some of you may take that challenge seriously). You don't need to -- consider this your cheat-sheet.
Why must we fight the natural shapes of things? Why does a marshmallow have to be molded into a chick shape, instead of just
Modern advances in food science, both in how we produce and deliver food, have become key battlegrounds in the science versus fear-mongering debate.
It's a question we ask ourselves every day at lunchtime.