Food/Water Integrity

18 Apr: Corn Refiners Admit HFCS with 90 Percent Fructose Used “for Decades”

Courtesy of Linda Bonvie FoodIdentityTheft Blogger and CFH Contributor April 18, 2013 Exactly how much fructose does a can of Coke contain? If you’ve been reading my blogs here at Food Identity Theft, you’ve no doubt heard about HFCS 90, a ‘super-high’ high fructose corn syrup formulation which, according to a leading manufacturer of this laboratory-created sweetener, Archer Daniels Midland,…

10 Apr: Read Your Labels Day – Get the “411” on What’s in your Food

April 11, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Citizens for Health has declared 4/11 National “Read Your Labels Day”. For one day (at least) we want you to investigate – and share – “the 411” on the importance of reading the labels on foods and beverages before you buy them. Observing the claims isn’t enough when a product can contain 10 times…

26 Mar: Golfers Going Green Tournament – Proceeds Benefit CFH!

March 26, 2013 It’s now officially Spring – even if your area hasn’t quite caught up yet. With Spring comes visions of picnics, BBQs and other time-tested outdoor activities…Like golf! Are you a budding pro? A duffer? Or perhaps you couldn’t tell the difference between an iron and a wood with both hands and a flashlight? It doesn’t matter! Mark…

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…