Food Quality

Monsanto donates millions to anti-GMO labelling campaign

Monsanto donates millions to anti-GMO labelling campaign

Monsanto has hit the headlines recently, after donating $4.7 million to a campaign against GMO (genetically modified organism) labelling in Colorado. The donation is the largest of the most recent reporting period from Sept. 11 to 24. It is one of the primary producers of genetically modified seeds and chemical products in the world. The corporation is opposing Proposition 105[Read More...]

The majority of supermarket chicken is infected with the deadly food poisoning bug Campylobacter

FSA: Deadly bacteria has contaminated two-thirds of supermarket chicken

The majority of supermarket chicken sold in the UK carries the deadly food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the government’s Food Standards Agency (FSA). It published a new retail survey which tested samples of raw chicken bought at all the leading UK supermarkets and at butchers in the spring of this year. The results showed that 59% of birds carried[Read More...]

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Genetically modified (GM) crops could be grown in England as early as next year after the government backed an EU vote to allow pesticide-resistant food to be planted in member states. Although other countries were given the option to ban GM crops, the UK government has opted to bring them into this country anyway. Campaigners say that the arrival of[Read More...]

Magnesium is great for converting Vitamin D and Calcium into usable form within our bodies

What’s so good about magnesium anyway?

We hear a lot about the benefits of Vitamin C, and D as well as the importance of maintaining a healthy immune system, but we often don’t hear about the health benefits of magnesium. Most of us kind of know it is good for us, but are perhaps not told why. One thing that magnesium is really for is it[Read More...]

Five amazing health benefits of strawberries

Five amazing health benefits of strawberries

It is that time of year again, when the weather is finally getting warmer and soups and hot drinks are swapped for ice-teas and strawberries on cream. And yes I do have a soft spot for iced-tea – and strawberries for that matter. With the summer season producing so many juicy, and delicious strawberries, it is perhaps comforting to know[Read More...]