Big Food pledge placates White House – Who needs policy when you’ve got promises?

Big Food pledge placates White House – Who needs policy when you’ve got promises?

This is a guest post by Michele Simon, and originally appeared on her blog Appetite for Profit. You’ve got to hand it to the food industry. They certainly know how to get the attention of the White House just when … Continue reading

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Infuriating – Factory Shipped Tainted Pistachios Knowingly

Infuriating – Factory Shipped Tainted Pistachios Knowingly

Image by AFP/Getty Images via Daylife The pistachio salmonella recall of March could have been avoided had Setton, the California based processor, taken proper corrective action. Recap: On the heels of the peanut butter recalls of January, March became pistachio … Continue reading

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13 Pistachio Tidbits

13 Pistachio Tidbits

Image by Getty Images via Daylife It’s a shame that pistachios are being recalled en-mass due to a new salmonella outbreak. These are very healthy nuts! As we wait for the FDA recall list to fatten up, let’s learn about … Continue reading

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Showdown: Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

Showdown: Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

In round one, table sugar was the bad boy. Empty calories, with no nutritional benefits. In round two, High Fructose Corn Syrup got heat, because of the perception that it is unnatural, and promotes obesity as well. In round three, … Continue reading

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