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  • Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

    Published on February 22, 2021
    We’ve seen the headlines; some baby foods contain heavy metals, but what does that mean? In this post, we break down the report to help keep you informed.

  • Food & Ingredient Safety – Food Additives: Delaney Clause

    Published on February 15, 2021
    In our last post, we took a high-level look at the Food Additives Amendment of 1958. In this post, we dive into one section of the amendment that's generated many conversations and much confusion: the Delaney Clause.

  • Food & Ingredient Safety – Food Additives

    Published on February 8, 2021
    In this series, we take a look at the Food Additives Amendment of 1958.

  • 101 Series – Food Dye

    Published on February 1, 2021
    In this post, we explore food-safe dyes found in many products we consume daily.

  • Vaccine Safety – COVID-19 Vaccine

    Published on January 25, 2021
    In this series, we're exploring vaccines, the ingredients found in vaccines, and vaccine safety. In this post, we look at the currently available COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. and the ingredients that make up these vaccines.

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