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Post image for FDA says GM fish are safe to eat, no evidence to prove it

(NaturalNews) Eager to thrust untested genetically-modified (GM) salmon on the public, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a preliminary announcement that Aqua Bounty’s “AquAdvantage” salmon is safe to eat, despite a total lack of evidence proving this to be true. The FDA is set to discuss the issue at a three-day public […]


Post image for Stevia FAQ: What’s Next for the Sugar Substitute?

By Elizabeth Lee
Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD
What is stevia?
Stevia rebaudiana is a shrub native to South America. Its leaves have been used there for centuries to sweeten beverages. Stevia is sold in the U.S. as a dietary supplement — a category that gets little regulatory scrutiny. Those supplements are often used as […]