food safety

How Safe Is Food Irradiation?

With the horsemeat scandal still fresh in our minds, this may not be the best time to bring this to your attention. But you know what they say: “There is no time like the present”, especially when it comes to food safety standards and nutrition. Food irradiation is a processing technique that exposes food to […]

Who Benefits From Genetically Engineered Food?

Yesterday, I told you about genetically engineered food, like the salmon called AquAdvantage, which is designed to grow five times faster than normal salmon. The fact is that once this Frankenfish hits our waters it won’t matter how you like your salmon. Your preference between picking normal or genetically engineered food from the supermarket shelves will […]

Food contamination: Horsemeat in Beef Burgers

Raising a family in the current economic climate can be very costly. The last thing any parent wants to discover is that the food they’re putting on the table is not 100 per cent what’s been indicated on the packaging. I’m referring to the debacle that erupted last week when horsemeat and pig DNA were […]