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  • Shopping for a Soy-Free Diet
    Maintaining a soy-free diet is a must for those allergic to soy. Learn about how US label laws apply to soy foods, and what foods are naturally soy-free.
  • Mercury Rising: What You Should Know About Tuna
    In 2010, both the EPA and FDA targeted the high amounts of mercury that may be contained in seafood. The health effects of mercury are detrimental, and knowing that it could be in popular seafood may be disturbing. What foods should you avoid and are there some you can still enjoy?
  • What Is the Food Safety Modernization Act?
    The proposed Food Safety Modernization Act has caused viral internet hysteria. Fearing the law will mean the end of local farmer’s markets, many organic growers are worried. But the law’s intent has been blown way out of proportion. Get the straight facts on the Food Safety Modernization Act.
  • Food Safety and Microwave Cooking
    Food safety with microwave cooking is important to make sure that your family does not experience food borne illnesses. You can enjoy microwave cooking by learning how to adjust food temperature, covering your food properly, and learning the best size for your food items.
  • Keep Your Crumbs to Yourself! Cross Contamination and Celiac Disease
    Although you may be eating a gluten free diet to manage your celiac disease, are you sure there are no hidden sources of gluten lurking around your home kitchen? Hidden gluten is a trap for people with celiac disease, but there are some practical tips to deal with it easily.
  • The Dangers of Aspartame
    There are many adverse affects that are related to using Aspartame in your diet.
  • What is HACCP?
    Learn about Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), a system in place in many food industries and restaurants to ensure food safety and food quality.
  • Food Storage Times for Canned Goods
    This article will discuss how long canned goods remain fresh.
  • Tips to Avoid the Risk of Food Poisoning
    Food poisoning is a common disease that manifests in symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, fever, and/or dehydration. Severe cases cause nervous system damage, mad cow disease, and even death. The main causes of food poisoning is contamination.
  • The Dangers of Splenda - What is Splenda & is it Safe?
    Everyone has heard the ads: Splenda made from sugar, tastes like sugar. The truth is that although Splenda may start out as sugar, it most certainly is not sugar. Chemically it is an organochlorine. Other commonly known organochlorines include DDT and Dioxin.
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