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December 2, 2013
Is Caramel Color Carcinogenic?
Concern that one of the most commonly consumed food colorings may cause cancer has led to changes in soft drink formulation in California.
January 5, 2012
Biogenic amines such as spermine, cadaverine, and putrescine are chemical compounds of decay that may have adverse health effects. Which foods are most contaminated: beer, blue cheese, feta cheese,...
November 3, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: Advisory Committee Conflicts of Interest
The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee has been made of up individuals funded by McDonald's, Coca Cola, the Sugar Association, the American Meat Institute, candy bar companies, and the egg and dairy...
August 22, 2011
Antioxidant Content of 3,139 Foods
In the most extensive study of its kind ever published, the amount of anti-aging anticancer antioxidants is measured across thousands of different foods.
September 15, 2010
Benzene in Carrot Juice
Which beverages have been found to have benzene levels exceeding safety standards?
October 27, 2009
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What four letter food is associated with reduced blood pressure and body fat?
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