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'Generally' Recognized as Safe Food Additives May Not Be So Safe

Alison Brown, M.S. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Alison Brown, M.S.

Drawing parallels to the U.S. judicial system, the FDA operates on the premise that the chemicals in our food are "innocent until proven guilty," but in fact don't even carry out an objective and unbiased trial.

Human Hair: The Food Additive You Might Be Eating

Mother Jones | Sonja Sharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Clippings from short hair ... are used mainly as fertilizer or source material for a ubiquitous food additive called L-cysteine (L-cys for short). Thi...