July-August 2016

3 Classifications of Food Fraud

The USP Food Fraud Database categorizes the type or nature of food fraud reports as follows: replacement, addition and removal. Here is what those categories mean. Replacement Replacement is the complete or partial replacement of

May-June 2015

Organic Goes Mainstream

Until recently, shopping for organic foods required a special trip to a natural foods store or farmers market. As interest in organics grew, organic foods became widely available in conventional supermarkets, but premium prices meant


Savor: Avocado

Health Benefits of Avocado By Kerry Neville, MS, RD Once shunned for high fat and calorie contents compared to other fruits, avocado’s nutritional reputation is on the upswing. One ounce (or about a fifth of a