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FDA says honey with added sweeteners isn’t honey

April 9, 2014 by


Honey mixed with sugar might be sweet, but it is not “honey.” Food companies and other producers who add sweeteners to honey have to alert consumers by labeling their products as a “blend,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday. Only manufactures that do not add sugar, corn syrup or other sweeteners should […]

Harvard Study: Foods identified as ‘whole grain’ not always healthy

July 25, 2013 by


Current standards for classifying foods as “whole grain” are inconsistent and, in some cases, misleading, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely used industry standards, the Whole Grain Stamp, actually identified grain products that were higher in both sugars and calories than products without […]

Milk it does a body good, or does it?

July 2, 2013 by


by: Melissa Dahl Milk: Celebrities are constantly asking if you’ve got any, because, as the long-running ad campaign says, it does a body good. But a Harvard pediatrician is arguing that the current U.S. recommendation of three servings of dairy a day isn’t necessarily one-size-fits-all. For some, it may be a significant source of additional […]

‘Jacked Up Caffeinated Baking Sugar’ Will Give Your Cookies A Jolt

May 28, 2013 by


Caffeinated products in the marketplace have been making quite the splash lately, worrying the FDA in the process. Now the trend heads to your kitchen with ThinkGeek’s “Jacked Up Caffeinated Baking Sugar.” The stuff really is caffeinated, but it’s bit gimmicky and it probably won’t have you bouncing off the walls. According to the product […]

Counterfeit Heinz Ketchup Operation Discovered In New Jersey

October 19, 2012 by


by Rachel Tepper Heinz officials are investigating what they’re calling an abandoned Heinz Tomato Ketchup counterfeiting operation, conducted in a warehouse in Dover, New Jersey. They were tipped to it by warehouse tenants when flies began appearing — the bottles had exploded. The running theory is that would-be profiteers purchased traditional Heinz Ketchup in large […]