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Monday, July 14, 2014

7/14/14 Health News: Organic Food Has More Antioxidants ♦ US industry has'undue influence over food additives ♦ What YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SEAFOOD ♦ SHELLFISH-RELATED ILLNESSES

Organic Food Has More Antioxidants, Less Pesticide Residue: Study
Organic food really is better for your health than its conventional counterparts. At least, that’s the conclusion of a new study conducted by researchers at Newcastle University and published this week. But not everyone is convinced Continue Reading
US industry has 'undue influence' over food additives
US food companies have "undue influence" in vouching for the safety of common additives such as salt, trans fats and artificial sweeteners, according to an analysis released on Wednesday that calls for better oversight of the additive process, which is currently self-governed by industry. An analysis of all 451 notices of additive safety voluntarily submitted to the US …continue reading
10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE U.S. SEAFOOD SUPPLY
(This article by Paul Greenberg was originally published July 8 by Civil Eats and is reposted here with permission.)  The United States seafood supply is a marvel to behold in its illogic. In spite of the fact that we control more ocean than any country on earth, more than 85 percent of the fish and shellfish... Continue Reading
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SHELLFISH-RELATED ILLNESSES THIS SUMMER
Warm weather and low tides are good for harvesting shellfish, but nice weather is also ideal for naturally occurring bacteria to multiply, raising the risk of illness, warns the Washington State Department of Health. For that reason, food-safety officials in Washington state, California and Oregon advise shellfish gatherers and consumers to follow summertime health advice... Continue Reading

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