Food Supply Threatened by GMO Crops

    Transgenic materials from genetically modified (GM) corn crop byproducts are present in streams throughout the Midwest, even long after harvest, reports ecologist Jennifer Tank and her colleagues at the University of Notre Dame.  Beyond the damage such transgenic materials may cause to aquatic life in the waterways, other findings of their study are especially alarming because transgenic material…

Eating More Sugar than You Think?

(Health Secrets) The word is out on sugar, and smart consumers trying to avoid it have started reading food labels. But manufacturers have smartened up too, and learned that calling sugar by another name fools people into thinking there is less sugar in their products. They know that label readers have caught on to the fact that…