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Secret Ingredients: Who Knows What’s in Your Food?

  Secret Ingredients: Who Knows What’s in Your Food? http://tinyurl.com/zwu7895 Wendee Nicole Wendee Nicole, based in Houston, TX, has written for Nature, Scientific American, National Wildlife, and other magazines.   British chef and food activist Jamie Oliver ignited a firestorm in January 2011 when he mentioned on theLate Show with David Letterman that castoreum, a substance used to augment some strawberry and vanilla flavorings, comes from what he described as “rendered beaver anal gland.”1 The next year, vegans were outraged to learn that Starbucks used … Continue reading

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