Is Your Pure Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Fake?

Is your extra-virgin olive oil fake?  According to the book by Tom Mueller called  Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil, it probably is.  According to him,  70% of the extra virgin olive oil sold is adulterated.  The most common form of adulteration comes from mixing extra virgin olive oil with cheaper, […]

The FDA says corn syrup is not ‘sugar’

You’ve probably seen the ads on TV talking about corn syrup being the same as regular cane sugar – the FDA says ‘Not so fast…’  They recently said no to an effort by the Corn Refiners Association to have the name changed.  Whatever it is called, the risks of high-fructose corn syrup are real.  Here […]

New FDA legislation

The Food & Drug Administration: Major Legislation Pertaining … The Food & Drug Administration: Major Legislation Pertaining – KATZUNG. June 1st | KATZUNG. The FDA is the administrative body that oversees the process of evaluating drugs in the U.S. and to grant approval for the marketing of new …