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New GMO Potatoes Use Science to Make Junk Food “Safe”

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 11, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!

Usually, I save my bile for ranting here on The Nerd, but today I decided to throw down a little over at the Beachboy Blog. Here’s the skinny: In what appears to be part of the government’s continued effort to make potato

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Want better USDA Dietary Guidelines? Write ’em yourself.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 11, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

The USDA released its new Dietary Guidelines a couple weeks ago. They troubled me deeply because, well, I like them. That’s why it’s taken me so long to comment. One of the missions of this blog is to be the cynical fl

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The giant, government cheese conspiracy

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 8, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

The New York Times absolutely ripped the USDA a new one this weekend with this report on, get this, an organization quietly funded by the United States government that exists entirely for the promotion of dairy, particularly chees

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