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Hidden Lies Around Lab-Grown Fake Meat

Hidden Lies Around Lab-Grown Fake Meat

Have you seen commercials advertising faux-meat as a healthier, sustainable, climate-combating, animal-friendly protein source? Most of these claims are provable lies put out by a conglomeration made up of big names in the GMO, tech, and chemical industries.

“Is Chewing Gum Plastic?”

“Is Chewing Gum Plastic?”

Used to freshen breath and curb bad habits, chewing gum seems fairly harmless. Would you be surprised to learn that your favorite peppermint or spearmint gum is made of plastic?

The Downside of Upcycled Food

The Downside of Upcycled Food

Meant to reduce waste and increase sustainability, Food Upcycling is now being used with less virtuous motives. The result is a reduction in food quality and safety that is making some consumers a bit weary. That's because upcycled foods contain ingredients that would normally be considered unmarketable and unconsumable. 

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

A new GMO Food Labeling Law is now in effect. It is supposed to make it easier for you to avoid foods containing genetically modified organisms. But will it? Many experts are saying the law will only create more confusion. Learn their biggest concerns.

Vegetable Tops and Leaves You Didn't Know Were Edible (And Delicious)

Vegetable Tops and Leaves You Didn't Know Were Edible (And Delicious)

When you prep your vegetables, do you usually discard the tops? Most people do, but this blog may change your mind. These Vegetable Tops and Leaves are actually delicious and packed with nutrition.

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Confused by labels that indicate a product is both all-natural and bioengineered? Energy Matters, LLC. explores what these terms really mean in order to uncover whether consumers are being misled.

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Synthetic foods may be more enticing than original plant-based staples like bean burgers or tofu, but there is good cause to exercise caution. Just because something is plant based, doesn’t mean it is good for you. In fact, synthetic foods could make you ill.

Summer Grilling Safety: 8 Hidden Dangers of Barbecuing

Summer Grilling Safety: 8 Hidden Dangers of Barbecuing

Backyard barbecues offer a wonderful opportunity to gather outdoors with family members or friends, sharing some grilled chicken or steak, maybe a side of potato salad or corn on the cob. Before you fire up your grill, it is important to learn about the potential health risks, especially these eight hidden dangers...

Does Organic Always Mean Non-GMO?

Does Organic Always Mean Non-GMO?

The USDA Certified Organic seal does not allow farmers to use GMO seeds or feed livestock GMO grain. So organic labeling should imply that a product is completely non-GMO. Yet, testing reveals GMOs in an increasing number of certified organic products. To understand why this is happening, we explore the story of GMOs.