Is the Lawsuit Against Goldfish Crackers’ Manufacturer Frivolous?

Is the Lawsuit Against Goldfish Crackers’ Manufacturer Frivolous?

Pepperidge Farm, the manufacturer of kid fave Goldfish crackers is being sued by a Colorado woman for misrepresenting its “Naturalness”. According to the lawsuit, Goldfish misleadingly represented that the crackers are Natural, when in fact they are not – they … Continue reading

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Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

We’ve been following developments in nutrition rating schemes and front of package labeling for quite some time. Smart Choices is a labeling system that informs consumers which products are a nutritious choice using a green check mark as a quick … Continue reading

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What is Soy Lecithin and Why is it Found in So Many Products?

What is Soy Lecithin and Why is it Found in So Many Products?

—————————————————– Soy Allergy? Upgrade your Fooducate app for iPhone and Android to discover soy hiding in your foods —————————————————– If you read nutrition labels and ingredient lists, you’ve probably come across “soy lecithin” more than a few times. It’s actually … Continue reading

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How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

Very healthy! Or at least that’s what new research, sponsored by ConAgra, has shown. Here’s the press release: ConAgra Foods announced today new research that shows people who ate Healthy Choice(R) really did get healthier. Participants in the 24-week study, … Continue reading

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40% of Oil Consumed by Americans Contains Trans-fat

40% of Oil Consumed by Americans Contains Trans-fat

Image via Wikipedia Americans consume 31 BILLION lbs. of oil a year. That’s about 100 lbs. per man woman and child, or half a cup of oil every day. And almost half of the oil we consume is hydrogenated to … Continue reading

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Soy – Good or Bad for My Health?

Soy – Good or Bad for My Health?

Edamame, Soy sauce, tofu, tempeh, cereal, bread, oils, etc… the descendants of the green soybean are found in thousands of supermarket items. For a relatively bitter, beany legume that until the 17th century was unkown in the western world, soy … Continue reading

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