Dr. Oz

Blog entry | Nov 19 2014
When many of us hear the word 'arsenic,' we often pair it with 'old lace' and the two little old ladies from the play and movie who liked to poison visitors. It's understandable, then, that thoughts of arsenic--atomic number 33 on the periodic table...
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 the safety of the chicken we purchase at the...
Blog entry | Sep 26 2013
By: Liz Sanders, IFIC Intern/MPH student at UNC Chapel Hill Date: 9/27/13 The topic may be sweet, but the debate on low-calorie sweeteners can get pretty sour. When it comes to low-calorie sweeteners and weight, it seems like everyone has an opinion...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2012
By: Brittany Mountjoy   Date: 12/20/12 I have a lot to celebrate and be thankful for this holiday season. I am especially thankful for the safe, abundant food supply that is available here in the US, as well as the abundance of choices that I have...
Blog entry | Sep 13 2011
By: Tony Flood   Date: 9/14/11 Today's story involves a well-known media personality using food as a tool to instill fear in the lives of many mothers working tirelessly to provide their families with safe, nutritious and healthy meals.  In this...