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Secretive food industry jeopardizing public's right to information

3/2/2016 - I just don't get it. Over the more than 20 years I have worked as a business journalist, I've always been motivated by a simple premise: Knowledge is power, and that power belongs with the public. The spread of information that people can use to make decisions – what to buy, what to eat, where...

Junk food industry fights against consumers' right to know about added sugars in foods

3/20/2015 - Around 20 years ago, food labels were introduced to help Americans consume a healthier and more nutritious diet. Recently, the FDA looked at these labels and came up with a list of possible changes, which they felt were necessary to meet the needs of the American public and create more transparency...

Processed food industry pushing America toward 'perfect storm' of runaway diabetes and death

9/27/2014 - If the land of the free and home of the brave looked in the mirror today, they'd see a diseased and docile figure in the reflection -- a whimpering fragment of what men and women used to be. Setting the shovel and hoe aside, Americans have run for cover, hiding under the wings of a food system that...

Health and fitness expert Paul Chek deconstructs humanity's battle with the toxic food industry in eye-opening video lecture

2/27/2014 - Paul Chek is one of the most brilliant and well-informed experts on advanced fitness and nutrition topics alive today. His work, showcased at has helped millions. Now, Chek tackles the reality that the global food supply is deliberately engineered to promote death and disease rather...

Food industry front groups exposed in new report: Monsanto, Coke, Pepsi and more

6/5/2013 - Some say it's the best public relations that money can buy, because when you can't refute the truth about an issue, the next-best thing to do is stack the deck in your favor. The third edition of a report released last month by the International Food Information Council Foundation is anything but...

Health Basics: Is the U.S. processed food industry fooling you with sales manipulation tactics?

3/3/2013 - "Close by choice" is a sales tactic used by the U.S. processed food industry for tricking the general public into choosing "less toxic" food. Take the 10 question "close by choice" test and see how much you really know about toxic food, and test your knowledge about tricky sales tactics that might have...

Unraveling food industry lies - Your meat is held together by 'meat glue'

9/18/2012 - If you have ever ordered filet mignon, New York strip, top sirloin, or some other prime cut of steak at your local steakhouse, chances are your waiter actually brought you several smaller cuts of inferior grade meat glued together in the shape of the cut you actually ordered. Utilizing a powdered enzyme...

The food industry, like Big Pharma, controls the FDA and USDA

9/20/2010 - The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released a report highlighting the widespread influence of the food industry over food safety policies. According to the study, at least a quarter of those who work for either the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Food industry too secretive over nanoparticles

5/21/2010 - The food industry is being too secretive about the extent to which it has adopted nanotechnology, according to a report by the United Kingdom's House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. The industry is "very reluctant to put its head above the parapet and be open about research on nanotechnology,"...

Food industry continues to market junk food to children

1/27/2010 - A study conducted by Children Now, a California-based child advocacy group, has been released that indicts the food industry for continuing to market unhealthy food to children. Despite many food companies' expressed willingness in years prior to self-regulate themselves and shift their advertising...

Sweet Lies: How the Food Industry is Brainwashing the Public

10/17/2008 - False and misleading nutrition information is being sold to the unsuspecting public through convincing TV, radio, magazine and newspaper ads and brilliantly designed marketing campaigns. Chemical concoctions are being advertised as the latest and greatest new "healthy" foods. Synthetic food additives... Releases Downloadable Summary of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health

8/26/2008 - Releases Downloadable Summary of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health, the downloadable health book summary service created by Mike Adams and Kevin Gianni, has just released its summary of the book Appetite for Profit: How...

How Media and the Food Industry Affect Your Health, by Rhio

6/2/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Raw Summit which can be found at ( . In this excerpt, Rhio educates us regarding mainstream media, the food industry and how it affects your health. Raw Summit Excerpt with Rhio, author of Hooked on Raw, speaker, radio...

Food industry to fight trans fat ban with lawsuits

10/2/2006 - When New York City proposed its ban Tuesday against restaurants using harmful trans fats -- an ingredient shown to cause health issues from high cholesterol to cancer -- a legal hornets' nest over the safety of America's food supply may have been stirred up, legal experts said. The battle has been...

Many "natural" foods contain questionable taste additives like yeast extract

9/14/2006 - The food industry is always trying to come up with a new way to add chemical taste enhancers to their foods without alerting the consumers. They used to rely heavily on MSG (monosodium glutamate), but when the public began to learn about the dangers of MSG and how it causes extreme headaches, reproductive...

What is a "normal" diet? Consumers and food industry pundits have it all backwards

6/12/2006 - I was describing the raw foods diet to someone the other day, and they remarked, "Well I'm not sure I want to do that. I don't want to do something so extreme," and I said, "What do you mean extreme? You think the raw foods diet is extreme?" Then it hit me: Most people think that the processed food...

Food industry giants had big hand in writing US dietary guidelines; nutrition experts bewildered by useless advice

11/2/2004 - It's all just another chapter in the history of food politics: food industry giants lobby government departments to make sure their health advice is so watered down as to be meaningless. The USDA, for example, doesn't even have the political courage to admit that drinking soft drinks causes diabetes...

The food industry denies links between foods, nutrition and health; bad science meets aggressive marketing

8/7/2004 - New research published in the British Medical Journal is revealing a game plan that can be used to fight the health-destroying efforts of the food industry. Lessons learned from the fight with Big Tobacco can be applied to fighting the food industry. These results indicate there's a great deal of...

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