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BBC Open in a new browser window
   Farmed Salmon Contaminated - Aquaculture practice of concentrating feed from other ocean fish, provided to farmed salmon contain high levels of PCB's, according to research.
   http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1098564.stm
Biodevastation2000 Open in a new browser window
   Non-profit movement that aims to stop all forms of genetic engineering on food and limit the power government has over the food economic system.
   http://www.biodev.org
Campaign for Real (Raw) Milk Open in a new browser window
   Advocates the consumption of clean, unpasteurized, whole milk, and additive-free organic dairy products. Find out how to get raw milk and read articles on the health benefits of raw milk.
   http://www.realmilk.com/
Fast Food for a Fast World Open in a new browser window
   US fast food revenues exceed higher education, personal computers, and software. US spends more on fast food than any other entertainment activity combined. Article from Rolling Stone magazine.
   http://www.mcspotlight.org/media/press/rollingstone1.html
Foundation for Food Irradiation Education Open in a new browser window
   Organization that provides informative information and strives to improve communications about food irradiation to the public via the industry, media, and academia.
   http://www.food-irradiation.com
HingePin Open in a new browser window
   Brings together research from indexed journals in environmental medicine, clinical ecology, toxicology, molecular biology, and genetics to provide a new framework for understanding nourishment. Intended as a sourcebook as well as a teaching tool.
   http://www.hingepin.com/env-nutrition.html
Irradiation - How Safe Is Your Dinner? Open in a new browser window
   Good Housekeeping article on the pros and cons of food irradiation, including recent FDA decisions and the debate over labeling for consumers.
   http://magazines.ivillage.com/goodhousekeeping/diet/nutrition/articles/0,12873,284558_290455-9,00.html
Ladies Home Journal on Nutrition Open in a new browser window
   Features facts to help you eat healthy and control your food intake.
   http://www.lhj.com/home/Nutrition.html
Microwaved Food: The Dangers Open in a new browser window
   Reviews evidence suggesting that microwaving food destroys nutrients and makes certain substances toxic, leading to adverse health effects.
   http://www.relfe.com/microwave.html
Organic Consumers Organization Open in a new browser window
   For the labeling of genetically engineered, biotech, GMO, and Novel food. Also encourages organic food and pesticide reduction. Advocates concern about the dangers of food irradiation. A clearinghouse for activists.
   http://www.organicconsumers.org/
Restaurant Inspections Open in a new browser window
   Proposals for action to improve food safety in eating establishments in the United States. News, history and email contact.
   http://home.earthlink.net/~tfpeacock/
Social Issues Research Centre Open in a new browser window
   Provides research and reporting on food, health, and other lifestyle matters, and campaigns against scares.
   http://www.sirc.org/
True Food Organization Open in a new browser window
   Activist site sponsored by GreenPeace focusing on organic food. Includes extensive information and links.
   http://www.truefood.org/
Weston A. Price Foundation Open in a new browser window
   Information on the benefits of nutrient-dense foods and the foundation's agenda in the areas of education and research; articles on specific foods such as soy products.
   http://www.westonaprice.org/
World Food Safety Organisation Open in a new browser window
   Aims to provide food safety professionals with a neutral forum for the exchange of ideas and experience.
   http://www.worldfoodsafety.org/

Last Updated: 2007-02-10 16:24:06