Additives

21 Mar: Read Your Labels: The “Top Ten” Additives to Avoid: A Recap

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, a recap of the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie Over the past few weeks, I’ve been blogging about the Citizens For Health selections of the top ten food additives to avoid in the “Read Your Labels” campaign. In case you missed any of the actors in this rogue’s…

21 Mar: Read Your Labels: Often Confused with Sugar, this Ingredient Wins the Distinction of “Worst of the Worst” In Our “Read Your Labels” Campaign

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie The only way to avoid this additive, which turns up almost everywhere, is to read the ingredient label. Our number-one additive to avoid in the Citizens for Health “Read Your Labels” campaign is a man-made laboratory creation that turns…

21 Mar: Read Your Labels: A Really Bad Additive Actor Too Often Mistaken for a “Good Guy”

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie Found in all kinds of foods and beverages, you need to be on the lookout to keep this toxic additive out of your diet The second place designation in our Citizens for Health “Read Your Labels” campaign of food…

14 Mar: Read Your Labels: “Glutamic Bombs”: Playing Tricks on Your Tongue and Havoc with Your Brain

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie While the package says “No MSG!” a check of the ingredient label shows “yeast extract,” an ingredient that always contains manufactured glutamic acid (MSG) They’re often referred to as “excitotoxins” because of their ability to literally excite brain cells…

14 Mar: Read Your Labels: The “Brominated Brothers”: Still at Large Despite a Bad Rap Sheet

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie   The next ingredient to avoid in our Read Your Labels campaign should have been banned in the U.S. decades ago. It has been known to cause cancer in laboratory animals for over 30 years, and the evidence of…

14 Mar: Read Your Labels: A Pair of Preservatives to Beware Of

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie What if we told you that two closely-related preservatives, commonly-added to scores of processed foods (many of them for kids), are banned in Japan and most European countries; have been found to alter brain chemistry in mice when they…

14 Mar: Read Your Labels: Still In Our Food After All These (Heart Damaging) Years

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, an installment in the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie   If you still think that it really isn’t all that important to read a food product’s list of ingredients, then you really need to read this blog. Our pick for the next ingredient to avoid in our Read…

19 Feb: CFH Kicks Off “Read Your Labels” Campaign

“Read Your Labels” Campaign Lists Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid February 19, 2013 Courtesy of Linda Bonvie, FoodIdentityTheft blogger and frequent contributor to Citizens for Health   Do we really need Yellow 5 and Red 40 in apple pie? If there’s one piece of advice you keep hearing from us, it’s that reading the ingredients label is the only…

29 Jul: “Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom”

What forces and interests direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and why is this out-of-control law enforcement agency working so hard to take dietary supplements out of our hands? These are the central questions explored by Citizens for Health’s very own VP and Senior Policy Advisor, James Gormley, in Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom,…

27 Sep: Citizens for Health Launches New Website!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Primary Media Contact: Kevin Sanchez Hollenbeck Associates (415) 227-1150 ext. 10 kevin@hollenbeckassociates.com FoodIdentityTheft.com Alerts Consumers to Deceptive Product Packaging WASHINGTON, DC – As the nation’s food integrity is under attack by profit-hungry corporations, and consumers are being targeted by deceptive packaging practices, Citizens for Health, has launched a new website, FoodIdentityTheft.com, to alert and inform Americans about…