Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Dr. Elisabeth Hagan in line as our next Food Safety chief at the USDA/FSIS (meat, poultry and eggs only). Bill Marler can sleep at night. No, wait. MarlerBlog

Panama wants to destroy tens of thousands of giant, genetically modified salmon before they can escape their pens and satisfy their enormous appetites on local unsuspecting prey. FIS

Over-the-counter weight-loss drug Alli has an imposter that's contaminated with the prescription drug sibutramine (known to cause heart problems). Check these photos of real vs. fake. FDA

Total antioxidant content of over 3100 foods, beverages, spices, and supplements. "The most comprehensive Antioxidant Food Database published." Bless their souls. Nutrition Journal, January 2010. Abstract, Table


Bix said...

I come across so many nutrition stories in a day, I may as well put some of them out there.

Anonymous said...

Bravo, Bix. Hope this becomes a regular feature.

virginia said...

I love these little snacks.

Perovskia said...

I found it interesting a lot of the higher-antioxidant leveled foods came from Norway. Didn't expect that.

Bix said...

I should have named it snacks!

Bix said...

Some text accompanying that Antioxidant Table:

"...it shows that plant-based foods introduce significantly more antioxidants into human diet than non-plant foods."