24 January 2013

Faux pas! Food fraud on the rise – Eatocracy - CNN.com Blogs

Even if you are an avid product label reader, as I am, if a manufacturer commits outright fraud in its production, you may not know it. Stick to reputable producers and sellers.

"Food fraud, as defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is the adulteration, dilution or mislabeling of goods. USP further defines food fraud in the study as 'the fraudulent addition of nonauthentic substances or removal or replacement of authentic substances without the purchaser's knowledge for economic gain to the seller.'"



Read the entire article from CNN:

Faux pas! Food fraud on the rise – Eatocracy - CNN.com Blogs

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01 January 2013

Drinks, Diets And Meat: Hits Of 2012, Predictions For 2013 : The Salt : NPR

A look back.  And 2013. A look forward. From NPR:

Drinks, Diets And Meat: Hits Of 2012, Predictions For 2013 : The Salt : NPR


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