How Men In White Lab Coats Have Stolen Your Parental Rights
    April 25, 2014
    How Men In White Lab Coats Have Stolen Your Parental Rights

    The grocery store has become a political battleground. It’s not the kind of political battle where Republicans and Democrats duke it out. It’s a battle ground where scientists in white lab coats a…

    Whats Hiding In Your Baby Formula
    April 22, 2014
    What’s Hiding In Your Baby Formula?

    Genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) are in about 85% of a conventional grocery store, including the baby aisle where we find infant formula and baby food. And when GMOs have no long-term independe…

    Food Day: A Great New Holiday
    October 24, 2011
    Food Day: A Great New Holiday

    Food Day, my favorite new holiday, is a simple but profound celebration of something all humans share – we become the food we eat. The first annual Food Day (foodday.org), debuts October 24, sponsor…

    Are You Concerned with Food Safety?
    November 28, 2010
    Are You Concerned with Food Safety?

    The more I study kids, the more I study health, and the more I study the environment, the more I become convinced that how we produce food is central to good health, a sustainable environment, and enj…

    Can Changing Our Buying Habits Reduce the Risk of Another Pandemic Flu?
    October 19, 2009
    Can Changing Our Buying Habits Reduce the Risk of Another Pandemic Flu?

    Even though the flu is less dangerous than many think and the flu vaccine less dangerous than many think, factory farming of animals may continue to promote the creation of serious viruses and bacteri…

    Carlo Petrini and Vandana Shiva
    June 21, 2008
    Carlo Petrini and Vandana Shiva

    Delegates from over 70 countries gathered together under a huge white tent set up in Parco Novi Sad as the Congress began in earnest. Carlo Petrini is the founding father of the Slow Food Movement, wh…

    Buy Fresh Spinach
    September 17, 2006
    Buy Fresh Spinach

    As soon as the FDA E. coli warning is over. This week, 'Don't eat spinach' headlines have been trumpeted appropriately across the United States. However, you haven't seen dramatic headlines urging 'St…

    Deadly Fruit Gel Candies
    October 9, 2001
    Deadly Fruit Gel Candies

    When we want to emphasize something in writing, we use bold, italics, underline, or end the sentence with an !  When the US Food and Drug Administration wants to emphasize something, they issue a sec…

    CDC Recommends Routine Hepatitis A Vaccine For All Children
    March 6, 2000
    CDC Recommends Routine Hepatitis A Vaccine For All Children

    In 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended routine Hepatitis A vaccination for children in high-risk areas. Hepatitis A is a serious, debilitating disease that can be sp…

    Honey and Infant Botulism
    June 2, 1997
    Honey and Infant Botulism

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Mark, your care for your daughter comes through clearly in your question. Taking the initiative with preventive measures to insure her health and comfort is a very loving act. Get…