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Safe to Eat?

An insightful event is coming up in December about the science, politics and economics of food.  Featuring Thomas Besser, PhD, DVM and Bill Sischo, DVM, MPVM, PhD (Professors, School for Global Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine), discussions include food … Continue reading

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Red Light Eating

The Food and Drug Administration is making efforts to remove leading labels from the front of food boxes in stores. More notably, the label “Smart Choice”, used by big name companies like Kellogg’s on cereal boxes like Froot Loops.

What’s more, according to an FDA announcement Americans could expect to see dramatically clarified front-box labeling in the form of a traffic light system. This system is currently used in Britain to show different content levels of salts, sugars and fats. Continue reading

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