Latest Center for Science in the Public Interest Stories
One watchdog group is calling out Dannon yogurt for using bug juice to color Boysenberry, Cherry, Raspberry and Strawberry versions of their “Fruit on the Bottom” yogurt.
The lobbying group Center for Science in the Public Interest has called Long John Silver's "Big Catch" menu item the "worst restaurant meal in America."
For whatever reason, food and drink makers have been actively pursuing ways to put caffeine into otherwise caffeine-free products including Cracker Jacks, potato chips and chewing gum. Wrigley, for instance, recently launched Alert Energy Caffeine Gum which contains 40 milligrams of caffeine — about as much as a half cup of coffee — in each piece.
A new study reveals that while some modest improvements have been made in recent years, the overall quality of US fast food remains abysmal.
While the FDA continues its investigations into caffeinated drinks, another group is taking a swing at a much different caffeinated product. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has called out Wrigley for its latest addition to the chewing gum market.
Childhood obesity continues to be a problem. A report released by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says that chain restaurants are not doing enough to help kids - and parents - make good choices. And that those restaurants are contributing to the problem.
Consumer groups, scientists, and health-advocacy organizations recently urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider determining safe limits of high-fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar in soft drinks.
Each January Americans everywhere are busy making their New Year’s resolutions, resolving to quit that unhealthy smoking habit, stop procrastinating quite so much, or making amends to get into the gym a little more often. But perhaps the most popular resolution has to do with food.
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