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It’s currently estimated that 1 in 13 kids has a food allergy—whether that be a wheat allergy (Celiac Disease), peanut allergy, or whatever. And that number continues to rise. Now, a study has tied pesticides, herbicides, and certain germicides to the development of food allergies. (Previously, insecticides were tied to lower IQ in children). Avoiding […]

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As debate rages in California about whether or not to require labeling of genetically modified foods, France is starting more research after a study found that mice fed a diet of a specific kind of genetically modified corn were more likely to develop cancer. The corn was engineered to pair with a specific brand of […]

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You may have seen headlines proclaiming organic foods aren’t that much better than regular foods—except, you know, in all the ways people care about. Researchers combed through studies to examine the difference between organic and non-organic food, expecting, apparently, that nutritional content would be vastly different. It wasn’t. Organic food does, however, have lower amounts […]

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Navigating Through GMO

May 31, 2012

Awareness of genetically modified foods is on the rise in the US, and although many countries ban GM foods outright, we’re nowhere close. Why? Our government has a close relationship with the producers of GMO, from campaign contributions and lobbyists to a revolving door (meaning that many government workers alternate their duties with working with, […]

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