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More News from the GM Battlefront

Proponents of GM crops illogically argue that because there's no proof that bioengineered plants do any harm, there should be no laws prohibiting their use.
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Things Are Absolutely Fried

Asians have lived largely on vegetables, fish, and rice, but modern life is altering the Asian diet and lifestyle.
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Politics of the Plate: Mr. McGuire was Dead Wrong...

A research team found that exposure to a chemical widely used in the manufacture of plastic bottles and food containers can alter genes in fetal mice.
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One More Reason to Eat Organic

Exposure to pesticides can dramatically increase your chances of getting Parkinson's disease, according to a recently published paper.
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Let Them Eat Cake

Cake, cookies, candy bars and even Tater Tots are the high-calorie human foods that are fattening hogs and cattle.
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Seeing Red

Pre-packed styrofoam tubs of meat have been gassed with carbon monoxide, according to Food and Water Watch.
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Cloning Around

The FDA seems hell-bent on approving cloned animals for use in our food supply, despite concerns expressed by watch dog groups.
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McDonald’s Has a Royal Cow

When Prince Charles recently visited Abu Dhabi, he turned to a nutritionist and said: "Have you thought of banning McDonald's?
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Hot-and-Sour Steroids?

A Chinese doping expert warns that some Chinese foods are so loaded with steroids, athletes could test positive for drugs during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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Seeing Stars

Hannaford Bros., a New England grocery-store chain, has begun a system for rating the nutritional content of foods in its stores.
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