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Bill Would Clarify Food Labels
    Democrats have introduced a bill to revise front-of-label packaging, define terms like "natural" and "healthy," and make other changes designed to give consumers better access to clear information in the grocery store.

Study: Women Take Fish Advice Seriously, and Babies Benefit
    Women are eating less fish highly contaminated with mercury, leading to a significant drop in mercury exposure--a good thing since mercury can lead to brain damage in children.

Plum Organics Recalls Pouch Snacks for Babies and Toddlers
    Plum Organics is recalling more than 25 varieties of snack pouches for babies and toddlers.

FDA Removing Arsenic from Chicken
    FDA will remove three of four supplements given to chicken and other livestock that contains arsenic, and ends up in the food we eat.

Foodmaker: Our ‘Vegan’ Food Had Milk
    GoPicnic has recalled two vegan meals because the chocolate in the meals contains milk.

FDA: There’s Arsenic in Rice, But Don’t Worry
    FDA completes first round of studies into arsenic in rice.

Another Link Between Probiotics and Weight Loss?
    Probiotic link to weight gain and loss in lab experiment, as the benefits of a healthy gut flora transferred from a human to a mouse.

FDA Sets Rule for Labeling Food 'Gluten Free'
    What you should know about the new FDA gluten free label for foods free of gluten.

FDA Limits Arsenic in Apple Juice
    The FDA has set new limits on the acceptable level of arsenic in apple juice.

FDA (Finally) Bans BPA In Baby Formula
    The FDA has banned the use of BPA in infant formula packaging.

Organic Oregano from BJ's Wholesale Club Recalled
    Alderman Farms organic cherry tomatoes in clamshell packages are being recalled.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Organic Pomegranate Seeds
    Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend is being recalled as an investigation continues into a Hepatitis A outbreak.

28 Delicious Summer Recipes
    Seasonal summer recipes for grilling and taking advantage of farmers' market bounty.

Organic Cherry Tomatoes Recalled
    Alderman Farms organic cherry tomatoes in clamshell packages are being recalled.

Details about the Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend Recall
    Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend is being recalled as an investigation continues into a Hepatitis A outbreak.

Studies: Most Meat Contaminated
    Studies find antibiotic-resistant bacteria-- so called superbugs-- on chicken breasts, legs and thighs, ground turkey, ground beef and pork chops.

Organic Fruit Should Soon Be Free of Antibiotics
    Antibiotics are used on organic apples and pears to control fire blight, but consumer advocates want to see its use discontinued.

First Arsenic, Now Lead Found in Rice
    Lead has been found in imported rice, months after studies raised concerns about arsenic in U.S. domestic rice.

Antibiotics for Organic Apples? Consumer Advocates Say, No More
    Antibiotics are used on organic apples and pears to control fire blight, but consumer advocates want to see its use discontinued.

Whole Foods Markets Will Label GMO Foods
    Whole Foods will, by 2018, label all GMO foods, informing consumers about the content of genetically modified organisms in the food supply.

Unexpected Health Risk from Fresh Organic Foods
    Even fresh organic foods were found to be contaminated with BPA and phthalates, causing potentially unhealthy levels of exposure in a study that contradicted earlier results.

Scientists Differ on Risk of Exposure to Low Doses of BPA
    Scientists using different methods differ on risk of BPA exposure.

Whole Foods Recalls Smoked Wild Alaskan Salmon
    Whole Foods is recalling Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon, a sliced smoked salmon product, because it may be contaminated with listeria.

Controversial Ingredient to be Removed from Gatorade
    After an online petition by a teenager, Pepsi will remove brominated vegetable oil from Gatorade.

Which Foods Travel Farthest To Reach The Grocery Store?
    Reduce your food miles by choosing alternatives to these five fruits and vegetables, which travel farther than most to reach the U.S. during the colder fall and winter months.

9 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
    Serve these delicious vegetarian recipes at your holiday feast and no one will miss the turkey.

Multivitamin Food: Avoid Pills with These Nutrient-Dense Foods
    These multivitamin foods are nutrient-dense, so you can avoid taking a multivitamin pill and make your nutrition food-based.

8+ Adventurous Pumpkin Recipes, from Pumpkin Shakes to Pumpkin Brittle
    Alternative pumpkin recipes including pumpkin milkshake, pumpkin salad and pumpkin brittle.

Study Links Lead, Mercury Exposure to ADHD
    Mercury in school tuna fish could exceed levels previously reported, putting some children at risk from as little as two meals per week of tuna.

Study Questions Safety of School Tuna
    Mercury in school tuna fish could exceed levels previously reported, putting some children at risk from as little as two meals per week of tuna.

Mango Recall Continues
    Details about the mango recall of summer 2012, affecting dozens of products and states.

New Guide Identifies Cheapest Clean Foods
    The Environmental Working Group's new "Good Food on a Tight Budget" guide offers choices for pesticide-free and nutritious foods that are affordable.

Onion Recall Expands
    Details about the onion recall of summer 2012, affecting dozens of products and states.

Nearly 30,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled
    List of retailers affected by the 2012 ground beef recall.

Organic Sprouts Recall: Details
    Details about the organic sprouts recall of Banner Mountain Sprouts in 2012.

Organic Baby Spinach Recall: Details
    Details about the organic spinach recall of 2012.

The Dirty Dozen Foods (Infographic)
    This dirty dozen foods infographic shows which foods have the most pesticides.

Nationwide Recall of Dozens of Salad Brands
    River Ranch Fresh Foods is recalling dozens of brands of bagged salads due to possible listeria contamination.

Organic Cacao Nibs Recall: Details
    FunFresh Foods is recalling World Berries Organic Cacao Nibs due to possible e. coli contamination.

Springwater Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Recall: Details
    Details about the Springwater Sprouts brand organic alfalfa sprouts recall.

Despite Rising Concerns, FDA Won't Ban BPA
    An FDA decision means Bisphenol A (BPA) will remain in food packaging, like plastics and the lining of cans.

Details on the Hamburger Patty Recall
    Tyson is recalling ground beef distributed to 16 states.

As FDA Decision on Ban Nears, Campbells Says It Will Remove BPA
    Campbell's Soup will remove Bisphenol A (BPA) from its cans of soup.

Recall of Sandwiches and Salads Containing Hard-Cooked Eggs Continues
    The list of salads and sandwiches recalled due to the presence of listeria-contaminated hard-cooked eggs continues to grow.

How to Cook Bok Choy and 25 More Winter Farmers' Market Secrets
    Winter veggies are delicious, nutritious ... but sometimes tricky. What do you do with the vegetables and fruits you find at a winter farmers' market? These recipes take the mystery out of seasonal eating in winter.

Leasa Alfalfa Sprouts Recall: Details
    Leasa and Winne Dixie are recalling alfalfa sprouts due to salmonella.

Green Valley Food Sprouts Recall Expands
    Details about the organic sprouts recall of January 2012, including Let’s Grow Healthy Together, Green Valley Food Corp. and BroccoSprout branded sprouts.

Organic Celery Seed Recall: Details
    Details about the organic celery seed recall of December 2011.

Details on the Tyson Ground Beef Recall
    Tyson is recalling ground beef distributed to 16 states.

Should BPA Be Banned in Food and Beverage Packaging?
    The FDA must decide by March 2012 whether to ban Bisphenol A, or BPA, in food and beverage packaging.




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