How to Avoid Arsenic in Rice

Sadly, two new reports from Consumer Reports and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) show worrisome levels of arsenic in rice and rice product including breakfast cereals, rice flour, rice pasta, rice cakes and crackers.

Yes, this is the same arsenic people have used for centuries to commit murder. Continue reading

Get BPA out of our Food

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), this month, we have an unprecedented opportunity to make sure our food is free of bisphenol A.

By March 31, the federal Food and Drug Administration plans to decide whether or not to continue allowing food packaging that leaches BPA. It’s time for the government to know that Americans will not stand for food contaminated with toxic chemicals.  Continue reading

Action Alert: Tell the FDA To Stop Antibiotics In Animal Feed

This is important enough for me to repost. It comes from Real Food Forager who explains:

Did you know that 80% of the antibiotics made are used in livestock feed? Conventional feedlot animals are given antibiotics every day of their lives, primarily to enhance growth. This encourages the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This misguided practice has created a global threat to human health. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments on the use of antibiotics in livestock. Will you please comment today?

Action Alert: Tell the FDA To Stop Antibiotics In Animal Feed.