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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 »

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 »