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Chemicals in Food

Plastic: It's What's For Dinner

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 05.23.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

It's ubiquitous. It's in our food, it's in our beverages, it's everywhere, including the far-reaches of the oceans. Just this week, a statistic came out from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) that 30 percent of all fish have plastic in them. Visibly in them.

Shoppers on a Mission: How Consumer Demand for Transparency Is Changing Our Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, associate director of the Non-GMO Project As anyone with access to social media knows, our food system is having a ...

We Love Fear

Jenny Dewey Rohrich | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Jenny Dewey Rohrich

Life is busy, it is complicated. We are bombarded with all these mixed messages about our diet and what's healthy and what's not healthy. But just in case no one has ever told you before... it's okay to once in a while cook food that comes from a box.

What's Lurking In Your Fast Food?

Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sunny Sea Gold for Millions of Americans eat burgers, sodas and fries every day, so you'd assume that any ingredients and chemical...

Chemical Foods and the Science That Will Save Us

Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD | Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD

Michael Pollan, esteemed writer and noble defender of the dinner table, has been a leading crusader for real food. He is undeniably right, but we should be wary of demonizing all science surrounding nutrition in the publics' eye.

How Safe Is Your Cookware?

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer As an integrative ph...

Avoid the Dirty Dozen and Go Organic

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

So, unless you are feeling particularly deficient in chemicals, you may wish to choose organic varieties of these toxic foods.

The True Alar Story IV

Wendy Gordon | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Whether it is toxic substances in food, climate science, or EPA regulations to protect our air and water, industry continues to mislead the American public about risks to our health and well being.

Greater Action Urged On Hormone-Busting Chemicals

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Wallinga, M.D.

The government should heed data on the ability of these hormone-like chemicals to have significant effects even at "low-dose" or minute levels of exposure, in addition to the more conventional assumption in toxicology that looks only at high-level effects.

Where Did the Potato Sprouts Go?

Janine Yorio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janine Yorio

It is well-known that the food Americans eat is coated with chemicals whose long-term effects are not well understood. But what you may not know is that non-toxic alternatives exist.

13 Foods To Avoid

Dr. M.J. Wegmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. M.J. Wegmann

I have made it my mission to educate as many people about the philosophical pitfalls of believing "If it's on the shelf, it must be safe." Our food is loaded with artificial chemicals.