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2012-03-21 00:32:14

Chemical additives that help agricultural pesticides adhere to their targets during spraying can lead to formation of smaller "satellite" droplets that cause those pesticides to drift into unwanted areas, Purdue University researchers have found. Carlos Corvalan, an associate professor of food science, said understanding how the additives work together means they could be designed to decrease the health, environmental and property damage risks caused by drift. Corvalan; Osvaldo Campanella,...

Cancer Causing Chemical Prevalent In Pepsi And Coke Products
2012-03-07 08:26:01

Popular soft-drink products contain levels of a chemical that is a known animal carcinogen, according to new chemical analyses. The chemical 4-methylimidazole (4-MI) was found in Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Diet Coke, and Diet Pepsi after an analyses by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). CSPI said the carcinogen forms when ammonia or ammonia and sulfates are used to manufacture the "caramel coloring" that gives sodas their distinctive brown colors. The organization...

2012-02-06 08:36:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Whether it is for sexual enhancement, dietary purposes, or overall well being, Americans have reportedly spent more than $28 billion on various supplements.  They consume vitamins, amino acids, herbal ingredients, minerals, and other natural products all the while assuming they are effective and safe.  As a result approximately 51,000 new supplements have been introduced to the public since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). ...

2011-12-21 10:03:55

New analysis casts doubt on results of tobacco industry studies into safety of cigarette additives Published tobacco industry scientific research on the safety of cigarette additives cannot be taken at face value, according to an analysis led by Stanton Glantz from the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California in San Francisco, and published in this week's PLoS Medicine. In the PLoS Medicine study, the authors reanalyzed data from "Project MIX" in...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

Enhance your most Intimate and Romantic Moments. Make any time memorable with these decadently delicious chocolates and coffee additives. Hollywood, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Romantic Java introduced a new line of gift products for couples. Designed to enhance a couple's intimate moments, the gift packs include dark chocolates and a coffee additive. Both are made with a special blend of herbs, one for him and one for her. The products have been created by licensed Herbalists that...

2011-06-14 23:04:23

Role on FDA Panel Raised Her Concerns as Parent When University of Maryland psychologist Andrea Chronis-Tuscano testified before a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hearing last March, it changed her mind about possible risks of artificial food coloring for children, and drove her to look more closely at the products in her own pantry that she feeds her kids. Chronis-Tuscano walked in to the meeting certain that NO convincing scientific evidence supports the idea that food coloring...

2011-04-12 07:10:00

NAPLES, Fla., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung, and with it comes the timeless struggle between keeping, or dropping, our recently made New Year's resolutions. Given the statistics regarding obesity levels in the United States, it is very likely that your resolution is related to losing weight. Recent CDC estimates list 26.7 percent of adult Americans as obese. Additionally, roughly 34 percent of adults in the U.S. are considered overweight. What are Americans to do about...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

The 100-percent, all-natural sweetener makes Atlanta the first market where customers can find skoopz® on Whole Foods Market store shelves. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 skoopz®, a 100-percent, all-natural sugar substitute, announced today its arrival in select Whole Foods Market stores inside the retailer's South region. skoopz, based in Atlanta, will begin its rollout into Whole Foods Market beginning with skoopz's hometown of Atlanta. "Whole Foods Market is...

2011-03-29 08:41:00

FDA advisory committee meets this week to weigh scientific evidence around food dyes WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) encourages consumers who wish to avoid exposing their children to pesticides and synthetic food dyes linked to possible increased risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to choose organic foods when they shop. "Organic food production and processing represent the only system that uses certification...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.