Every now and then there is something in the news that really gets me going! Right now it is chocolate milk.
Because the dairy lobby is pushing the FDA to approve the use of the artificial sweetener aspartame in chocolate milk. Sugar isn’t bad enough now they want to add excitotoxins to dairy products on the down low.
Terrific idea – take milk which has many harmful side-effects and up the ante by adding excitotoxins! And this is how my tax dollars are being spent. . .
One of my greatest morning pleasures used to be reading the New York Times online. In our present political silly season. . . not so much! But every now and then, there is a piece that tickles my funny bone. The latest one was in the science section and called Some Restaurants Reduce Salt but Critics Call Moves Unnecessary.
The piece reported on the new table top salt shaker holders – see picture. In an effort to cut down on the unhealthy effects of sodium the company has replaced salt shakes with these little signs. If you have trouble reading it it says: (more…)
Posted in excitotoxins, Food Additives, GMO foods, processed food, Resturants
Tagged dairy products, Monosodium glutamate, Sodium compounds, Sodium controversy, the American Journal, toxic food additives creating sodium, USDA