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Soil Organic Matter Is the Secret to Good Food

The majority of food produced as meats in the U.S. comes from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), industrialized systems that, by their very nature, degrade the ecosystems around them. But “to be economical and efficient, farming needs healthy ecosystems,” notes “A Regenerative Secret,” the important documentary video above. This stark contrast between two farming methods… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »

FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP Ever heard of these food additives? Synthetically-derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl… Read More »