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Is Your Chocolate Contaminated With Toxic Metals?

By As You Sow — Responding to published research showing high levels of heavy metals in commonly eaten food items, As You Sow began extensive independent laboratory testing of 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium. We found that 26 of the chocolate products (~62%) contain lead and/or cadmium at levels in which one serving exceeds the California safe harbor ...

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G.M.O. Apples Now Approved for Growing in the U.S.

  The United States on Friday approved the commercial planting of genetically engineered apples that are resistant to turning brown when sliced or bruised. The developer of the apple, a small Canadian company called Okanagan Specialty Fruits, says it believes the apples will help improve sales of the fruit by making sliced apples more popular and appealing. But many executives ...

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Chef Jamie Oliver Proves McDonald’s Burgers “Unfit for human consumption”

Chef Jamie Oliver Proves McDonald’s Burgers “Unfit for human consumption”

By David Warner  — Hamburger chef Jamie Oliver has won his long-fought battle against one of the largest fast food chains in the world – McDonalds. After Oliver showed how McDonald’s hamburgers are made, the franchise finally announced that it will change its recipe. Oliver repeatedly explained to the public, over several years – in documentaries, television shows and interviews – ...

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