Top 5 Foods and Ingredients People Don’t Want to See in 2013

Top 5 Foods and Ingredients People Don’t Want to See in 2013

We ran a very informal survey on the Fooducate Facebook Page yesterday asking the community What food product or ingredient(s) would you like to see gone for good in 2013? After reading through several hundred responses here are the top … Continue reading

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Velveeta Cheesy Skillets vs. Hamburger Helper: Trans-Fat Showdown

Velveeta Cheesy Skillets vs. Hamburger Helper: Trans-Fat Showdown

Happy 2012, folks. It’s back to business here at Fooducate. Today, a sobering look at the “Dry Dinner Mix” market, estimated at $138 million annually. Hamburger Helper has been dominating the market for decades, but earlier this year Kraft introduced … Continue reading

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Listen Up US Supermarkets: Aussie Grocery Chain Drops Artificial Dyes

Listen Up US Supermarkets: Aussie Grocery Chain Drops Artificial Dyes

ALDI, an international grocery chain with a strong Australian presence of 200 stores, has announced that effective immediately all food products sold in its stores will not be using artificial coloring: ALL ALDI food grocery items now free of artificial … Continue reading

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FDA Panel Votes 8-6 In Favor of Artificial Dyes

FDA Panel Votes 8-6 In Favor of Artificial Dyes

Oh dear, we had our hopes up so high earlier this week. An advisory panel to the FDA convened for 2 days to review studies linking artificial food colorings with hyperactivity in children. Unfortunately, the panel concluded that there is … Continue reading

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