Chemicals in Pizza Boxes, Popcorn Bags and More Banned as Carcinogenic

Chemicals in Pizza Boxes, Popcorn Bags and More Banned as Carcinogenic

Delivery pizza and microwave popcorn are not exactly health foods, but it turns out that the packaging was worse for consumers than the food. So, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is banning three a trio of chemicals used in pizza boxes, microwave popcorn bags and other types of food packaging […]

FDA Proposes ‘Added Sugars’ on Nutrition Label

FDA Proposes ‘Added Sugars’ on Nutrition Label

Most people know when they look at a 20-ounce bottle of a soft drink that it contains added sugar. However, they rarely translate the number on the label into a tangible image. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, the data on “added sugars” will be added to the nutrition label […]

Marijuana Is Controversial and Barely Legal

Marijuana Is Controversial and Barely Legal

Cannabis is still considered a Schedule 1 drug by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). To date, 23 states and The District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) have medical marijuana laws in place. Some states have legalized recreational pot usage. There are opinions on both sides–marijuana is controversial and barely legal. The DEA is a division of […]