Blog entry | Jul 24 2014
If you’re anything like me, you get sucked into “listicles.” I’m usually only halfway through my morning emails before I click on The 15 Best Beaches, and pretty soon I’m working my way through 15...
Blog entry | Jul 21 2014
Consumers have long been aware of the relationship between nutrition and health. With the advent of environmental concerns, rates of organic farming have increased, offering consumers choices of...
Blog entry | Jul 10 2014
If you were taking in some daytime TV this week, you may have caught Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Oz in which the host and his guest Christopher Leonard, author of The Meat Racket, voiced concerns about...
Blog entry | Jul 03 2014
The way some bloggers and commentators talk about food and the ingredients that go into it, I sometimes start to hear the theme from "Jaws" in my head. News reports literally warn of the dangers "...
Blog entry | Jul 03 2014
This blog was originally posted on GreenEyedGuide.com by Danielle Robertson (@GreenEyedGuide), food biochemist and author, and is reposted with permission. In many cases, companies have found...
Blog entry | Jun 30 2014
Amber Pankonin, a board certified pediatric dietitian, has written one of the few pieces anywhere to cast a critical, skeptical eye on the recent documentary "Fed Up." (Another such exception, of...
Article | Jun 25 2014
A slightly modified version of a widely discredited study purporting to show a link between consumption of biotech corn and tumors in rats, originally published in 2012, has resurfaced. Appearing...
Article | Jun 23 2014
Hello, world! Welcome to the FACTS Network, your source for accurate, reliable, science-based information about food and nutrition. "What is FACTS?" you might ask. Here is what we're all about: Food...
Article | Jun 03 2014
Food Advocates Communicating Through Science (FACTS) is a global, interactive network formed to combat the growing tide of deceptive advice, misleading statistics and alarmist tactics that define...
Media | May 29 2014
No vitamins for you!
Article | May 29 2014
(Washington, D.C.)–The number of American consumers who consider healthfulness when purchasing their food and beverages has shown a significant uptick in the past two years. That is among the...
Article | Oct 14 2009
What Is Benzene? Benzene is a colorless, flammable chemical that can be formed from natural occurrences such as volcanoes and forest fires and also from human-linked sources such as auto exhaust and...

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