March 19th, 2013 - Lacy
In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration rejected a petition started by a researcher and physician at the University of Illinois to have carrageenan, a “natural” food additive that has been linked to gastrointestinal inflammation, including cancer, removed from the agency’s list of approved food additives.
Read More:Organic Advocacy Group Urges FDA to Remove Controversial Additive from Food Supply
October 13th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Accusations by the organic industry watchdog group The Cornucopia Institute suggest that a number of well established health food brands are selling cereals containing genetically modified ingredients as “natural.”
Read More:Whole Foods and Major Cereal Brands Accused of Deceptively Marketing GMOs as ‘Natural’
July 26th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The controversial case surrounding Promisedland Livestock’s organic certification came to a close last week as the operation’s organic certification was officially ordered suspended, effective July 28, 2011.
Read More:Livestock Operation Has Organic Certification Revoked