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...American diet - were officially shown the door by the Food and Drug Administration this week, but the truth is most food manufacturers and restaurants started the eviction process years ago.The trans fat purge began when federal officials first...

http://juneauempire.com/jm-hirsch/2013-11-08
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...Bruner, chief scientist at the Grocery Manufacturers Association, said in a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have voluntarily lowered the amount of trans fats in food products by 73 percent.The group, which represents...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
FDA must heed consumers and require labeling of GMO-laced foods

...the health and environmental effects of genetic engineering continue to grow. Yet the biotech industry, large food manufacturers and retailers have so far blocked efforts to require that any food containing genetically engineered ingredients...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-29-0
Opinion
Whole Foods: What Does that Really Mean?

...pointed out to me recently that a lot of folks may not really understand what it means. To compound the issue, food manufacturers are infamous for latching on to healthy sounding concepts or buzzwords and using them for their own end. Fruits...

http://juneauempire.com/green/2013-03-21/whole-foods-what-does-really-mean
Green
Whole Foods: What Does that Really Mean?

...pointed out to me recently that a lot of folks may not really understand what it means. To compound the issue, food manufacturers are infamous for latching on to healthy sounding concepts or buzzwords and using them for their own end. Fruits...

http://juneauempire.com/green/2013-03-14/whole-foods-what-does-really-mean
Green
FDA keeps people in the dark about bioengineered foods

...consumer group, the new regulations represent a step backward because they lay the groundwork for the FDA to censure food manufacturers who wish to label their foods as "GMO free." While disappointed, FDA's position is hardly surprising. Ever...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Ope_Turn2.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...consumer group, the new regulations represent a step backward because they lay the groundwork for the FDA to censure food manufacturers who wish to label their foods as "GMO free." While disappointed, FDA's position is hardly surprising. Ever...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Ope_Turn2.shtml
Outside editorial: FDA needs more inspectors

...Robert Brackett, appeared to opt for a course other than stringent inspections. Brackett is correct that the food manufacturers must build safety standards into their systems, but the FDA must engage in tough enforcement at the same time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050207/opi_20070502014.shtml
Opinion
Eating for Healthy Fat Loss

...part of our country's collective health problem is the fact that we have been unquestioningly eating whatever our food manufacturers have produced. Remember, we don't have to eat perfectly. If we want to improve our health, however, we do...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/hea_783712087.shtml
Health
What is protein?

...part of our country's collective health problem is the fact that we have unquestioningly been eating whatever our food manufacturers have produced. Remember, we don't have to eat perfectly. If we want to improve our health, however, we do...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051310/loc_638400187.shtml
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