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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…