Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

The first decade of the millennium brought both good and bad developments in the food and nutrition space. Mostly, this decade was a wake up call for many families and individuals that they cannot blindly trust government and market powers … Continue reading

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Children’s Food Allergies Rising Quickly

Children’s Food Allergies Rising Quickly

The Journal of Pediatrics published a report on Monday showing an increase of 18% in food allergies in a 10 year period starting in 1997. This brings the total percentage of kids with allergies to 3.9% or 1 in 25 … Continue reading

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Food Labels not Helping People with Allergies

Food Labels not Helping People with Allergies

Image via Wikipedia Although food labels let consumers to learn about what they are eating, most spend only a few seconds if it all, browsing the available information. There is a large group of people though, for whom the labels … Continue reading

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Killer in the Kitchen – Undeclared Allergens in Packaged Foods

Killer in the Kitchen – Undeclared Allergens in Packaged Foods

Every year, 30,000 people are rushed to the emergency room because of an allergic reaction to food. Some 150 die, a high percentage are kids. In many cases, despite special care taken not to consume any product suspected to contain … Continue reading

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Recall: Bimbo Bakeries USA Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat Bread Packaging

Recall: Bimbo Bakeries USA Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat Bread Packaging

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Denver, CO — September 16, 2008 — Bimbo Bakeries USA today announced a voluntary recall of Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat bread because it may contain tree nuts that are not listed on the label. Individuals with … Continue reading

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