Sunday, June 30, 2013

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned: Last week BuzzFeed named eight food additives that should be banned in the US. Here are six equally deadly ones they missed




Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical community turned its venom on BuzzFeed. But I think BuzzFeed did a pretty good job of bringing the debate on chemicals in food to the fore. Don't believe the defence of food additives coming from the likes of Derek Lowe. After all he's part of the mainstream chemical conspiracy so he would defend chemicals wouldn't he?




Before you go breathing a sigh of relief and gloating that those of us outside the US don't get these chemicals in our foods, best think again. You may well live in enlightened areas of the world, with governments that keep you safe from such poisons, but BuzzFeed only scratched the surface. There are plenty of foodstuffs in your larder that are just as bad.




Here's my list of foods, drinks and other kitchen terrors that BuzzFeed might just as easily have mentioned.




 


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