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Avoid unnecessary fat, calories, sugar and preservatives by making your own versions of these items at home.
The government classifies some additives as “Generally Recognized as Safe” or GRAS. They are presumed to be safe in food and are not required to undergo pre-market review and approval. This system makes sense for benign additives such as pepper and basil, but there are enormous loopholes that allow additives of questionable safety to be listed as GRAS. Manufacturers can decide whether these compounds are safe without any oversight by the Food and Drug Administration – and in some cases obtain GRAS status without telling the FDA at all.
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The perfect bite delights and satisfies all your tastebuds! These sweet and spicy roasted almonds are pretty irresistible and just may become your new favorite way to eat almonds. Perfectly crunchy and coated in a mixture of chili powder, cinnamon, cayenne, salt, stevia and a bit of sugar, there is a great balance of sweet and savory.
“There’s nothing in the taste that tells you what you are eating is about to kill you.”
Consumer Reports’ testing has discovered concerning amounts of toxic heavy metals including arsenic and lead in fruit juice, and many of those juices marketed to children.
Vegetable-themed snacks like cauliflower puffs and Peatos aren’t traditional potato chips, but they’re not not chips, either.
Federal government scientists and regulators and food industry officials are scrambling to respond to emerging evidence that arsenic, a known human carcinogen, contaminates many otherwise healthy foods that contain rice. EWG scientists have concluded that consumers should shop vigilantly, choosing foods selectively to lower their chances of consuming excessive arsenic. That’s why EWG’s Food Scores flags arsenic as a “concern” in rice-based products.
Look up your local water system to find out which pollutants might be of concern, and find suggestions on the best kinds of home filters to remove those chemicals.