From Food Fraud: Labels on What We Eat Often Mislead, to McDonald's Phasing out Plastic Foam Cups, here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the web:
Food Fraud: Labels on What We Eat Often Mislead
As shown by Europe's recent horsemeat scandal—in which scores of products labeled as "beef" were found to contain up to 100 percent horsemeat—and arrests last spring of Chinese traders who were allegedly peddling rat meat as lamb, there's still considerable mystery around where a lot of our food comes from.
Yo-Yo Weight Loss is Sign of Disordered Eating
Dieters know that losing weight is often not the issue — keeping the weight off is.
Weight loss researchers agree that the more weight you’ve lost, the harder it is to keep it off. A complex and vicious cycle of biological and behavioral factors make it so.
TomTato plant grows both tomatoes and potatoes
Britons are booking orders for a double-crop wonderplant called the TomTato, that puts out cherry tomatoes on the vine, while growing whole white potatoes underground.
Pesticide violations rampant in California produce
A large number of fresh fruits and vegetables have been found to contain quantities of pesticides in markets across the Bay Area.
Of course, California and the U.S. also import fruits and vegetables from many other countries. According to Charlotte Fadipe from the State Department of Pesticide Regulation, that’s where problems tend to arise.
McDonald's to phase out plastic foam cups
McDonald's is to phase out plastic foam cup after having already introduced packaging for its Filet-O-Fish sandwich carrying the Marine Stewardship Council’s blue “eco-label.”
Healthy Recipe Bonus: German Potato Salad
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