US Food Supply A Garbage Dump of Additives

This has a good list of ingredients to avoid that have been banned in other countries because of the health problems they are linked to.


Why is food that is banned in other countries good enough for Americans?  I can’t get this image out of my mind of us being a giant dumpster that screams, “You don’t want it, we’ll take it!  We’ll eat anything as long as its cheap!”

This article by Cristina Goyanes appeared in Shape on January 15, 2013.  It lists 13 food additives that have been banned in other developed countries but are regularly inserted into products here in the US.  This is further incentive to READ YOUR LABELS. KNOW YOUR INGREDIENTS. ~Julie@Sleuth4Health


“For numerous suspicious and disturbing reasons, the U.S. has allowed foods that are banned in many other developed countries into our food supply,” says nutritionist Mira Calton who, together with her husband Jayson Calton, Ph.D., wrote the new book Rich Food, Poor Food due out this February.

During a six-year expedition that took them to 100 countries…

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