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Did you know that more than 10,000 chemicals are allowed to be added to our food, but not all are tested for safety?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., MPH,  associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington, and co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ new policy statement on “Food Additives and Child Health.” Dr. Sathyanarayana discusses the regulatory system that provides loopholes for manufacturers, as well as the impact of direct (colors, flavors) and indirect (through manufacturing and packaging) food additives on children’s health and behavior. She also provides tips for protecting children from harmful additives.

Related website:  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2018/07/19/peds.2018-1408.full.pdf

October 25, 2018

Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., MPH, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ new policy statement on “Food Additives and Child Health.” 10/25/2018

Did you know that more than 10,000 chemicals are allowed to be added to our food, but not all are tested for safety?  Join Food Sleuth […]
October 5, 2018

Author, Andrea Curtis, discusses her book, “Eat This! How Fast-Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (and how to fight back).” 9/27/2018

Did you know that children are strategically targeted by manufacturers of fast and processed foods and sugary beverages? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, […]
May 10, 2018

Kristen Schafer, Executive Director of the Pesticide Action Network, discusses pesticide drift and harm to children and farm workers. 5/10/2018

Did you  know that exposure to pesticides puts children and farm workers in harm’s way? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for […]
April 12, 2018

Dana Boyd Barr, Ph.D. discusses the pesticide, chlorpyrifos, and how it harms children’s development. 4/12/2018

Did you know that chlorpyrifos, produced by Dow chemical,  is the most widely used insecticide globally? Commonly known as Durzban, this particular pesticide causes nerve damage […]