A Closer Look at the Impossible Burger: Is the Impossible Possible?

Last Updated: February 20th, 2020 At-a-glance Impossible Foods (IF), maker of the Impossible Burger (IB) began with the extraction of heme from the root nodules of soybean plants. To quicken the process, they extracted DNA from the soy plants and inserted into a GE yeast. The initial review by the FDA denied IF’s application for the IB for GRAS…

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Is Baby Food Good for Babies?

Last Updated: March 4th, 2020

At-a-glance Initially uncovered by Consumer Reports, a national survey revealed many baby foods were contaminated with arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury. Children eat 3X more food per pound than adults. Arsenic accumulates in the brain, in particular the hormone-producing pituitary gland. It’s associated with lower IQ, mood disorders and is a carcinogen and teratogen (substances…

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