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An Apple a Day or a Statin A Day is Equally likely to Keep the Doctor Away, Study Shows

December 19, 2013 by


In a study published in the British Medical Journal, reearchers looked at an apple versus a statin in a vascular study with the saying  “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away” in mind. Either a statin a day for people not already taking a statin or an apple a day for everyone, assuming 70% compliance and no change […]

Crunch Pak Apple Slices Recalled for Listeria Nationwide

November 17, 2013 by


Crunch Pak® of Cashmere, Washington is recalling 5,471 cases of Crunch Pak® Apple Slices due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in association with this recall to date. No other Crunch Pak® products are affected by this recall. The company sold the recalled product to retail customers and […]

Who’s Banking on GMO Apples?

December 18, 2012 by


By Evelyn Iritani What if you could buy a Granny Smith apple that tasted just like the real deal but wouldn’t discolor if left on your plate? Would you care if the apple’s genes were manipulated to reduce production of the enzyme responsible for browning? Neal Carter, president of Okanagan Specialty Fruits, an investor-owned biotech […]

Tell the USDA: No GE Apples!

August 29, 2012 by


A Canadian company is asking the USDA to approve a genetically engineered (GE) apple that will not brown when sliced.   We know that sliced apples turn brown when they’re exposed to oxygen, but they don’t lose any flavor or nutritional value, and not even the apple industry wants this genetically engineered product. Sign the […]

McDonald’s, Burger King, WaWa & Wegmans Recall Fruit, Veggie & Sandwich Products for Listeria

August 12, 2012 by


A total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable, and sandwich products containing apples, listed below, with the Use-by dates of July 8, 2012 through August 20, 2012 because they contain diced or sliced apples which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were produced and distributed from a […]


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