Five Healthy Bread Ideas

Five Healthy Bread Ideas

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Walking through the bread aisle at the grocery store can be EXTREMELY daunting.  Shelves and shelves worth of different brands of bread with slightly different packaging can make anyone’s grocery … Continue reading

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Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

About 50% of supermarket bought poultry is contaminated with fecal matter. This, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Poultry was purchased from 15 grocery chains in 10 cities across the country and sent … Continue reading

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Public Pressure Works: Grocery Retailers Pulling Pink Slime

Public Pressure Works: Grocery Retailers Pulling Pink Slime

Not two weeks have passed since Americans became familiarized with the pink slime found in our ground beef, and major supermarket chains have publicly come out stating they will not be selling pink slime products anymore. This is a huge win for … 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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Health Matters at Kroger Supermarkets

Health Matters at Kroger Supermarkets

Kroger, the country’s largest supermarket chain has begun a pilot health program in 23 of its Kentucky stores. The program, Health Matters at Kroger includes 3 elements: 1. Free Dietitian led tours of the supermarket, including tours specially tailored to … Continue reading

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Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

One of the hottest trends right now in food marketing is informing consumers that the animal product they are purchasing was derived from an animal that was humanely raised and treated.This includes, dairy, eggs, poultry, beef, pork, and other meats. … Continue reading

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What Parents Have Learned from the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

What Parents Have Learned from the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

In one sentence: Err on the side of caution – don’t buy a product with peanuts for the time being. If it hasn’t been recalled yet, it may be tomorrow. As parents and slightly paranoid consumers, when someone tells us … Continue reading

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Even More Upsetting: Factory Knowingly Shipped Contaminated Peanut Butter

Even More Upsetting: Factory Knowingly Shipped Contaminated Peanut Butter

More updates on the salmonella / peanut butter outbreak. According to USA Today: The government Tuesday accused the peanut butter manufacturer tied to a nationwide salmonella outbreak of shipping products in 2007 and 2008 after internal tests found bacterial contamination, … Continue reading

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Upsetting – The Salmonella Peanut Butter Plant is a Repeat Offender

Upsetting – The Salmonella Peanut Butter Plant is a Repeat Offender

The current salmonella / peanut butter crisis has caused 500 illnesses and 7 deaths, with more product recalls every day (see updated list at the bottom of this post). The New York Times reports that the processing facility in Georgia … Continue reading

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3 Comments on the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

3 Comments on the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Is the FDA doing enough? Is the government, and more specifically the FDA, doing its best to protect us from poisoned food? With the resources at hand, maybe. But perhaps it’s not enough. Here’s why, based on the handling of … Continue reading

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