Foods with MORE Nutrition than Shown on their Label

Foods with MORE Nutrition than Shown on their Label

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. Why would a food company show less of a beneficial nutrient than a product contains? For the same reason they might overstate one – … Continue reading

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Oh Boy! Now they’ve Found Lead in Kids’ Fruit Juice/Products

Oh Boy! Now they’ve Found Lead in Kids’ Fruit Juice/Products

A California non-profit, Environmental Law Foundation, sent some baby and kids’ fruit juice and products to a government approved lab for toxic substance testing. Guess what they found? A surprisingly large number of samples, from both from national and store … Continue reading

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BPA (Toxin) Found in 92% of Canned Food

BPA (Toxin) Found in 92% of Canned Food

BPA (Bisphenol-A) is dangerous, especially to pregnant women, and intake of canned food during gestation should be limited. This is the main conclusion of a recent study on the chemical compound that is used to line the inside of cans … Continue reading

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Fresh, Frozen or Canned?

Fresh, Frozen or Canned?

A novel campaign across the pond in the UK is promoting frozen fruit and vegetables. The British Frozen Food Federation has put up a giant ice wall in London with frozen produce suspended midair (actually mid-ice). Get Fooducated Download APP … Continue reading

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