The study behind this coverage has analysed the fat content in 22 brands of milk available in UK supermarkets, including 10 organic brands
Archive for January, 2011
Ingredients in C.E.T. Enzymatic Dental Cat Chews/Treats
When your pets visit the veterinarian, one part of the exam is a quick check of their teeth.
Methyl iodide, a carcinogen, approved for pesticide use in California
“Everyone agrees, without exception, that methyl iodide is a very toxic compound. It’s very reactive.”
Splitting open a Snickers candy bar
Snickers isn’t exactly struggling, but the chocolate candy bar market is facing general competition from other snack food entrants
Deconstructing a Cheeto
American kids know what Cheetos are, but giving the snack a close inspection is not as easy as you think.
What’s in a Twizzler?
Like other high-markup candies, Twizzlers is loaded with sugar and spruced up with artificial flavoring and coloring.
Opening up an Oreo cookie
Aside from HFCS, which presumably sweetens the creamy center of the Oreo, the only questionable additive is vanillin, the artificial vanilla-soundalike flavoring.
Tearing open a Twix bar
My only question coming away from this is: What the heck is polyglycerol polyricinoleate? I’ve never seen that before on a food label.