Tag Archives: Food Safety

Ain’t She Pretty?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It is possible to look at a pile of paint tints, varying colors, arrange them in such a pattern that they become more than just colors. They can take on the ability … Continue reading

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What’s Ailing America? There is a Drug For That!

I am running the risk of this blog becoming a running commentary on the state of medicine in the US, but this article from Mother Jones at least is peripherally related to food issues. Doctors Are Prescribing Amphetamines for Binge … Continue reading

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Allergy Symptoms?

This morning a friend was complaining that after eating his dinner last night he got a histamine reaction. His nose and sinuses all plugged up quickly. The dish, “Sweet and Spicy Orange Zest Chicken–Healthy Choice” contained lima beans. He rarely … Continue reading

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Generally Regarded As Safe

There ought to be a law! Oops, there is a law, but the FDA chooses to not actually look at these things because good science costs money, and money doesn’t grow on trees. Continue reading

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So Little Time

So many stories, so little time to discuss every issue that they raise. First issue is MY┬árelationship and THE relationship between alcohol and sugar. The first time I read the Atkin’s diet book, back around 2003, I noticed that while … Continue reading

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Good Government Costs Money

Way back in 2010 the Congress of the United States got together behind a law that modernized the food safety inspection system. Everyone agreed, in a rare example of bipartisan cooperation, that the rash of food borne illnesses and tainted … Continue reading

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GRAS

Someone should be paying attention. You sort of just assume that someone is watching what goes into our foods. Artificial ingredients perform lots of different duties in your processed foods, they would be inedible without them, but are they safe? … Continue reading

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