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Jun 29

How One Anti-GMO Activist Changed His Mind in the Face of Scientific Evidence

One great advantage of scientific knowledge is its elasticity. Through careful input, observation, and an abundance of consistent findings, accepted truths can change. For many...

Jun 27

Research Suggests Food Additive May Cause Diabetes. Should You Be Worried?

Earlier this week, a new study suggested that titanium dioxide (the naturally occurring white pigment commonly used in milk and candy) contributes to type 2 diabetes. The...

Jun 26

No cancer warning for coffee…but what about the law that requiring one in the first place?

California recently decided not to require cancer warnings on coffee after all. For some background, California’s Proposition 65 requires warnings labels on products or places of business...

Jun 24

What’s In Your Veggie Burger?

According to recent surveys, roughly 70 percent of consumers prefer products without additives. While avoiding additives won’t have as drastic an effect on one’s well-being...