A Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Apples

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Polishing an apple with your shirt might remove some dust and dirt, but getting rid of pesticide residues could take a little more work. Researchers now report in ACS’┬áJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, that washing apples with a common household product — baking soda — could do the trick for residues on the surfaces […]

Chemical Fingerprints Confirm The Saffron Fraud

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Saffron from Spain is one of the world’s most superior varieties, but the majority of this product which is labelled and exported as such originates in other countries. Scientists from the Czech Republic and Spain confirmed this false labelling after analysing 44 commercial products. By using a new technique based on each type of saffron’s […]

Obama Promises to Label GMOs

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While on the campaign trail in 2007, Barack Obama promised to label GMO foods if elected. Now’s the time! Today an estimated 80% of processed foods contain GMOs. Tell President Obama you agree that the U.S. needs GMO labeling “because Americans should know what they’re buying”. In America, we pride ourselves on having choices and […]