The FDA is meant to protect Americans from unsafe chemicals in food and pharmaceuticals. But sometimes it seems they’d rather protect Big Food from falling profits by allowing the use of harmful preservatives and unnatural flavors and colors that the rest of the world has sensibly banned. Blisstree’s list of six of the worst offenders is eye-opening: these dangerous ingredients can cause everything from thyroid problems to cancer to mutated DNA. Read: Foods Banned Outside the US for Containing Dangerous Chemicals
Note: You have more power than you know. Vote with your wallet! We can have a positive impact in the world by changing where and on what we spend our money. It’s time these dangerous chemicals were out of the food supply.