QUARTZ: McDonald’s Is Rolling Out A Cleaner Chicken McNugget
"Believe it or not, a single Chicken McNugget from McDonald’s contains 32 ingredients and they’re not all chicken: sodium aluminum phosphate, monocalcium phosphate, calcium lactate…the list goes on. This is changing. The fast-food chain last March began testing a new McNugget with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives in 140 of its restaurants in Oregon and Southwest Washington." Read full story.
NPR: Loathed By Farmers, Loved By Ancients: The Strange History Of Tiger Nuts
"One of the worst weeds in the world had its start as an ancient and valuable tuber used for food and medicine. Now tiger nuts are making a comeback in the health food aisle." Read full story.
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BBC: Dolmio and Uncle Ben's Firm Mars Advises Limit on Products
"The company behind Dolmio and Uncle Ben's sauces says some products should only be consumed once a week due to high salt, sugar or fat content. Mars Food said it would distinguish between 'everyday' and 'occasional' items on packs and website. The company said some foods were higher in salt, sugar or fat to maintain the 'authentic' taste of products." Read full story.
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