Tag Archives: Food Additives

10 Food Additives You Need to Avoid | Rodale Wellness

Why reading those ingredient lists is so important! – Many of the additives in packaged snacks and meals haven’t actually been tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they fall on the “generally recognized as safe,” or GRAS, list. Per the FDA’s GRAS Notification Program, substances that are “generally recognized, among experts […]

11 Reasons to Ditch Processed Foods | Rodale News

Yikes! Why eating the real stuff beats the processed alternative any day – Accelerated Aging The Facts: Your face could start resembling crinkle-cut chips if you turn to munching processed foods on a regular basis. Research shows both the phosphates and the genetically engineered ingredients often added to processed foods promote aging. Healthy Tip: Instead […]

Ice Cream Giant Announces Plans to Stop Using Milk From Cows Treated With Artificial Hormone rBST » EcoWatch

We love ice cream but we think making your own is your best bet – The ice cream giant Breyers announced yesterday it will stop using milk from cows treated with the controversial hormone rBST. The artificial growth hormone, which stands for recombinant bovine somatotropin, is a genetically engineered hormone that farmers inject into cows to increase milk production. It’s controversial […]

BBC NEWS | Ministers agree food colour ban

This happened a while ago, but it’s a good reminder why strange food additives really shouldn’t be in our children’s – or our – food! Worryingly, they still do pop up every now and then so do read those ingredient listings carefully – Ministers have agreed that six artificial food colourings should be phased out […]