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Cancer Risk from Arsenic in Rice and Seaweed

A daily half-cup of cooked rice may carry a hundred times the acceptable cancer jeopardy of arsenic. What about seaweed from the coast of Maine? “At one point during the reign of King Cotton, farmers in the countries of the south central United States controlled boll weevils with arsenic-based pesticides, and residual arsenic still adulterates […]

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No Purveyor of Unhealthy Products Wants the Public to Know the Truth

In 2011, Denmark introduced the world’s first duty on saturated overweight. “After merely 15 months, nonetheless, the overweight duty was abolished, ” due to massive push from raising and food company interests. “Public health preaches are weak in tackling the files of the corporate power…A well-used approach for alcohol, tobacco, and, most recently, food-related corporate […]