Latest News on Vitamins and Health

What’s ‘all natural’ meat? Hormel is about to find out.
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

Consumer confusion surrounding the ubiquitous phrase has been pervasive for as long as the food industry figured out the two words sell, and sell big. This is especially the case when they're used to market meat and poultry. [News Source]

Canned foods linked to BPA risk in new study.
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

A study published in the journal Environmental Research on Wednesday not only reveals that consuming canned foods can expose our bodies to BPA, it pinpoints the worst offenders. [News Source]

How will leaving the European Union affect our food?
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

Whoever leads negotiations on leaving the EU faces big choices - any new food policies must have health, the environment and justice at their heart. [News Source]

Dispatch from Philadelphia: The city prepares for a soda tax.
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

Some retailers plan to pass the new cost of sugary beverages on to their customers. Others are holding out for a lawsuit. [News Source]

Tackling illegal fishing in western Africa could create 300,000 jobs.
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

If governments in western Africa could end illegal fishing by foreign commercial vessels and build up national fleets and processing industries, they could generate billions of dollars in extra wealth and create around 300,000 jobs, according to a new report. [News Source]

Despite potential roadblocks, Vermont GMO labeling law set to go into effect Friday.
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

With Vermont’s GMO labeling law set to go into effect Friday, manufacturers and retailers still don’t know exactly how or whether they will have to comply. [News Source]

Stinging lionfish are invading the Mediterranean, and scientists fear ‘ecological disaster.’
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

The long-finned, tiger-striped lionfish may be one of the most stunning swimmers in the sea — but it’s also becoming one of the most problematic. [News Source]

John Hewson accuses Coalition of ‘national disgrace.’
Monday June 27th 2016, 10:00 AM

The former Liberal leader John Hewson addressed an estimated 2000 people protesting in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay – minutes from Malcolm Turnbull’s harbourside mansion – calling on the prime minister to take stronger action on climate change. [News Source]

GMO labels: The great American food fight.
Monday June 27th 2016, 10:00 AM

How Vermont's labeling law for genetically modified foods may change what America eats. [News Source]

Air pollution seen costing trillions to save millions, IEA says.
Monday June 27th 2016, 10:00 AM

Air pollution will continue rising in the next decades unless nations around the world invest trillions in cleaner energy and emissions controls, the International Energy Agency said. [News Source]

Fears vulnerable eagle will disappear due to planned CSIRO housing development.
Friday June 24th 2016, 10:00 AM

Environmentalists fear a vulnerable eagle species will disappear from the ACT when the CSIRO allows developers onto its large research field station in Canberra's north-west. [News Source]

Why this company just deleted a Tweet about meat eating and the environment.
Friday June 24th 2016, 10:00 AM

A tweet from Bayer about vegetarianism has infuriated farmers. [News Source]