Tag: FDA

FDA Moves to Limit Antibiotic Use in Animals

It’s a scary thing to think about: the meat industry giving antibiotics to livestock in order to increase food production and profit. But it happens all too often, and the result has been a serious impact on human health. Decades of unnecessary drugs being pumped into our meat have caused a rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which means that when we…

Study Finds Lead in Kids’ Juices and Packaged Fruit Products

Is it just me, or is it harder and harder these days to make sure our kids are eating healthy? Especially when new studies like the one I just read about can make even the most health-conscious parents think twice about what they’re putting on the table. Recently the California-based non-profit Environmental Law Foundation tested over a hundred different fruit…

Your Lipstick: Leaded or Unleaded?

Notable News – This story really shocked me, so listen up ladies! Even though your lips may be one of the last places you’d expect to find toxic metals, a new FDA study might have you thinking twice before you apply your favorite shade. Experts recently retested 20 different lipsticks first tested in 2007, and guess what they found? Even…

FDA has ‘Some Concern’ about BPA… Finally!

You know how I feel about toxins, right? Right. So when I heard that the FDA had finally updated its warning about one of the most harmful toxic chemicals out there today, I thought to myself, “It’s about time!” The folks at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have been dragging their feet for some time now on the issue…

Protect Your Family with Probiotics and Enzymes

If you are in the United States and you eat anything at all purchased from a supermarket you are most likely aware of current food scares.  These scares involve food contaminated with harmful bacteria such as E.coli and salmonella.  We have had many in the past year involving foods such as ground beef, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, peanuts, pistachios and white…