Peeks Behind the Egg Industry Curtain
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Peeks Behind the Egg Industry Curtain

The American Egg Board is a promotional marketing board appointed by the U.S. government whose mission is to “increase demand for egg and egg products on behalf of U.S. egg producers.” If an individual egg company wants to run an ad campaign, they can say pretty much whatever they want. But if...

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What’s Driving America’s Obesity Problem?
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What’s Driving America’s Obesity Problem?

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has tripled, and most children will grow up to be overweight as well. The United States may be in the midst of raising the first generation...

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Food Manufacturers Get to Decide if Their Own Additives Are Safe
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Food Manufacturers Get to Decide if Their Own Additives Are Safe

In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced their plans to all but eliminate trans fats from processed foods, citing a CDC statistic that the elimination of partially hydrogenated oils from the food supply could prevent more than 10,000 heart attacks and thousands of deaths every year....

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