Heart Disease

Foods with artificial trans fats should be considered adulterated

Foods with artificial trans fats should be considered adulterated

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

There is a pile of evidence linking artificial trans fats with heart disease, so why is it still in our food? It’s time to get real and recognize that artificial trans fat is an adulterant with no place in the global food supply.

General Mills Cheerios cereal is a drug, says FDA

General Mills Cheerios cereal is a drug, says FDA

By Lorraine Heller

General Mills has been told to change the marketing of its popular Cheerios whole grain cereal, as the health claims it currently uses classify it as an unapproved drug.

The business of food safety

Weekly Comment

The business of food safety

One cannot envy the chief executive faced with a scientific study
that casts doubt over the efficacy or safety of his core product.
But avoiding a sales slump, media vilification and even charges of
fraud means squaring up to such...

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