Tag Archives: food science

Trust Me, It’s Related

The dreaded scientific reversal, covered very well in today’s New York Times, is a bane to healthy living on many fronts. The Times is talking about when medical advice is given based on old knowledge, that has to be changed … Continue reading

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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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Should I Care?

The New York Times says that Monsanto is paying scientists to find that there is nothing dangerous about eating genetically modified crops. Corporations have poured money into universities to fund research for decades, but now, the debate over bioengineered foods has escalated … Continue reading

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Merchants of Doubt

There have always been men, across all times and regions, that would do anything for money. Men are easily corrupted and you cannot single out a more prevalent occupation, creed or race as more or less corruptible than any other. … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters

When an octopus wants to avoid a predator it blasts out a screen of ink and darts of at high speed. When an industry wants to keep its gravy train on the rails it does a form of the same … Continue reading

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Artificial Ingredients Kill Pets

According to this article on Salon.com, there are things you can eat, in normal doses that you should make sure that your pets don’t get into. One thing that will cause problems is related to the topics we discuss here in … Continue reading

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Bottles of Milk

It comes in a bottle. If it did not, you would never drink it–milk. I, for one, have always thought that human beings drinking the product of another species mammary glands as a beverage was an unnatural act. This act … Continue reading

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