Tag Archives: Food

Unsavory Truth review – exposing the food industry’s abuse of science

Exaggerated health claims, corporate funding, unpublished negative results: a new book exposes the way the US food industry hijacks science and fights for answers Questionable claims about food can be used as a way to boost salesplainpicture/Blend Images/Spaces Images By Nic Fleming THE fortified chocolate milk Fifth Quarter Fresh helps “high school football players improve… Read More »

Problematic PR releases: Medical studies backed by food industry trade groups

November 6, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory is Deputy Managing Editor of HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets as @thejoyvictory.  Small study. Big health claims. Trade group involvement. It’s a pattern we’ve seen time and again in news releases linking a food to a questionable health benefit. Long considered a downmarket cooking oil with ho-hum health benefits,… Read More »

OIT or OIT Plus Biologic? Allergists, Patients Look to Lessen Food Allergy Woes

Avoid the allergen. For decades, that was the only advice for people with life threatening food allergies. While that is still true, the food allergy community is cautiously, but excitedly, watching research unfold that could help patients tolerate more of the allergen that might otherwise have serious or deadly consequences. Avoid the allergen. For decades, that was the only advice for people with life… Read More »