• Could a common food additive be dangerous to your health?

    Many studies have found a popular food additive, carrageenan, causes widespread digestive discomfort and even colon tumors.  Although the Food and Drug Administration claims that carrageenan is safe, peer-reviewed studies, including by the National Institute of Health,...

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  • Poultry and Meat Industry Health Risks Are Sure to Rise with Less Government Oversight

    On January 30, 2013, the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) released its first ever comprehensive report regarding foodborne illness in this country.  The CDC’s findings suggested that while leafy greens amounted for the most illnesses,...

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  • New Report Finds Food Fraud Up 60% From Last Year

    Today, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a scientific nonprofit organization that helps set standards for the “quality, safety and benefit” of foods and medicines, released its new report of food fraud that included almost 800 new records...

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  • Regulators Entertain Political Spending Disclosures for Publicly Traded Companies

    On the heels of President Obama’s inauguration, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is contemplating a proposal to force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to shareholders.  This proposal follows the most expensive presidential campaigning...

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