Posts Tagged by Irradiation

Label reading 101

Let’s see what all of those confusing labels really mean. Note: there are numerous products on the market that show round green logos with some text inside. Some people mistake it with Organic logo; if you don’t read, it does look a little bit like the real Organic logo “Organic” with green circular USDA Certified […]

Irradiated foods on US plates

Many conventionally (non-organic) grown/processed veggies, fruits, meats and eggs are exposed to radiation to kill all bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc. (From: EPA). Alert: Radiation induces formation of carcinogen formaldehyde from carbohydrates (fructose, sucrose, glucose)! (From: FDA and NIH). Irradiation Indicator Logo is on the right: One Gray (Gy) is a relatively large amount of radiation. […]

Let’s learn what Organic food is

Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before a product can be labeled ‘organic,’ a Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food […]