Recent Tyson Chicken Wing Product Food Recall

Food recalls like the recent Tyson food recall help demonstrate the tremendous societal impact even a relatively minor food scare can have. Tyson Foods Inc., announced on November 17, 2015 that they were initiating a recall of 52,486 pounds of their famous spicy chicken wing products in order to protect their customers. Product Characteristics People... Read More

The Future of E-Cigarette Regulations

E-cigarettes were partly created as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, but the public opinion has not shifted in their favor. A full 65 percent of people surveyed in a recent poll still believe that electronic cigarettes are unhealthy, even if they believe that they compare favorably to traditional cigarettes. However, e-cigarettes are barely a... Read More

WHO Report: Cured Meat Causes Cancer

The recent commotion over meat started because the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released a report concluding that there is a connection between processed meat and colorectal cancer. Since the IARC is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), this report has caught the public’s interest, though it is important to note that... Read More

Companies Curbing Food Safety Concerns

Food-borne illnesses are becoming a great concern in the world today. In America, such incidences are so common that nearly one in every six American are afflicted by the illness every year. 128,000 of those who fall ill due to eating contaminated foods will get hospitalized and 3,000 of them will die. The poisonous elements... Read More

Child Weight Gain Linked To Antibiotics

Childhood weight gain is becoming a serious problem in the United States, often linked to an array of unhealthy lifestyle choices including fast food and video games. Yet, recent research out of Pennsylvania is starting to discover a new trend, a trend that will definitely startle those who believe that they’ve only been doing what’s... Read More

Why Do Breakfast Cereals Cost So Much?

Breakfast, one of the most vital meals in any day can be an expensive consideration. The quality of the breakfast can in most cases dictate how your day will be in general. There are various things you can have for your breakfast. Today, in the world where time is of the essence, people are opting... Read More

Health Foods And Childhood Obesity

The level of child and adolescent obesity in America has doubled and quadrupled respectively since 1980 according to the CDC. There have been a number of initiatives around the US at municipal and state level governments to try and enforce healthy and nutritious meals on consumers by regulating food by the fast food industry. Although,... Read More

Consumer Health Changes In Healthcare

With the presidential candidates each making their arguments over what their plans are for health care, knowing what the future holds for the health care of consumers is difficult to predict. Along with the unknown future of our country’s leadership comes the overwhelming concern of healthcare costs that the consumer will have to pay for.... Read More

Benefits Of Eating Fermented Foods

Eating fermented foods may sound disgusting, but these foods can save your life and make you healthier. The human body needs the bacteria that lurks inside fermented foods, in order to function properly, such as the gut or the digestive system. Fermented foods go through a process called lacto-fermentation. Read more about lacto-fermentation here. In... Read More