QUARTZ: Sleeping With Your Light On Could Mess With Your Body Clock And Accelerate Aging
"More than four-fifths of the world’s population is exposed to light pollution, and previous studies have hinted at the potential negative effects of artificial lighting, ranging from the obvious (poor sleep) to the fairly terrifying (an increased risk of breast cancer). To date, however, all of that has been correlation—research has yet to show a direct link between artificial light exposure and health issues." Read full story.
Five Thirty Eight: Most Of Us Are Blissfully Ignorant About How Much Rancid Olive Oil We Use
"Though there’s a long history of scandal in the olive oil world, the problem in the U.S. for consumers is less about oil that isn’t made from olives,1 and more about olive oil that doesn’t meet the quality standards declared on its label. But since most people in the U.S. can’t tell fusty2 and musty3 from pungent4 and fruity5, low-quality olive oil masquerading as extra virgin is a hard problem to fix." Read full story.
NY Times: Poultry Producer Sanderson Farms Stands Its Ground: It’s Proud to Use Antibiotics
"In the last couple of years, the poultry industry has sharply reduced its use of antibiotics, responding to concerns among public health officials and regulators about the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But now, one major poultry processor is standing its ground and making sure consumers know about it." Read full story.