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06 Aug: CFH Petition Calls for Accurate Labels for Products Containing HFCS and Other Sugars

Your Turn to Comment on FDA’s Proposed Changes to Labeling Rules We’re gaining momentum in the fight to change the labeling of added sugar on nutrition labels. As you may know, more and more food manufacturers are leaving HFCS out of their foods. Most recently, the FDA announced proposed changes to the nutritional information on product labels that would include…

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22 Apr: Join the Food Revolution with Woody Harrelson, Alicia Silverstone & Jane Goodall

Three years ago, our my friends John and Ocean Robbins began a modest summit that they hoped would help inspire people to learn more about healthy food. The information from that summit spread like wildfire and has inspired over 150,000 people from all over the world! This year, they’ve stepped it up to a whole new level. There’s more urgency than EVER…

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15 Apr: Tell The FDA To Lower Cesium Allowed In Food

Our friends at the Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network (FFAN) have planned for an entire week of calling U.S. Representatives, Senators, and more to make them aware of the problems posed by the current guidelines regarding cesium contamination. We urge you to join the FFAN and call your U.S. Representative and Senators to let them know that: The U.S. Food and…

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11 Dec: FDA Planning to Phase Out Antibiotics in Meat

This morning the FDA announced a plan to phase out the use of some antibiotics in animals used for food to prevent bacteria from becoming increasingly resistant to drugs used to treat humans. In it’s guidance today, the FDA asked pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily revise labels on antibiotics to remove references to use references in animal production. Additionally, the FDA…

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03 Dec: High Fructose Corn Syrup is Deemed “The New Trans Fat”

One month ago, the Food and Drug Administration issued a preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils — a major source of trans fat in processed foods — are not longer “generally recognized as safe. Today Citizens for Health issued a press release urging the FDA to grant the same status to high fructose corn syrup. The topic was covered by…

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25 Nov: Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network’s Thanksgiving Recipe For a Healthier Future

Donate your time and/or money to FFAN’s crucial effort today! Sign FFAN’s Food Safety Petition: “Say Bye Bye Becquerels!” Keep harmful radioactivity out of our children’s food. Submit Your Comment to the FDA: Insist they lower the acceptable levels of radioactive contaminants allowable in our food supply. Write a Letter (sample here) to your Representative to demand FDA do their…

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13 Nov: At Last, a Proposed New FDA Ban on a Decades Old Killer!

by Bill Bonvie For some time now, we’ve been warning our readers here at Food Identity Theft not to be fooled by a “zero trans fat” claim made on the Nutrition Facts panel of many products that have partially hydrogenated oil listed among their ingredients. Well, surprise, surprise! After decades of allowing a substance it now acknowledges has been killing…

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25 Oct: The FDA as Consumer Adversary Rather Than Advocate

By Bill Bonvie In the more than two years since the Food Identity Theft blog was launched, it has offered numerous examples of how our food supply has been corrupted, adulterated and defiled by a whole variety of  awful additives, including synthetic sweeteners, pernicious preservatives and neurotoxic flavor enhancers that have been implicated in health problems ranging from obesity and…