Category Archives: Food safety

When even New Scientist dismisses an anti GMO study as previously discredited…

[New Scientist]

It’s back. A controversial study purporting to show that genetically modified food causes health problems was republished this week in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe (DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0014-5). It was retracted last year by Food and Chemical Toxicology, which published it in 2012.

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Lefty journalist shows nutty attitude

Bitman is unknown to me, but is mainstream NYT for purposes of profile.

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Pasteur was a very fine guy

I hate to take the side of the guvment and other elites on this , but raw milk is an invitation to problems, even if it has a higher fat content and people like the idea of “NATRRRUAL.”

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Yet another actual analysis of toxins in “local” food gardens shows bad stuff…

But since these are used by yuppies and hipsters, instead of them
getting shut down we get comments like this in the NY Post:
“No one has ever gotten sick that we know of,” noted Annie
Faulk, 66, who also tends the Sterling Garden patch…
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Peanut Allergy prevention–Eat Peanuts during Pregnancy

A study that makes sense.

The concept is called desensitization.

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CVS Morality and Public Policy Making.

I would say that smoking tobacco goes back a ways and that even the worst results of epidemiological studies shows that 90% of tobacco smokers manage to avoid the deadly cancer causing effects of cigarette tobacco smoking.

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Media Food Panic

The Media, following the lead of the Public Health community, loves to create food anxiety.

Here are examples.

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