Category Archives: Sweeteners

Contaminated Honey Being Smuggled into U.S.

Tons of contaminated honey are entering the U.S., leaving a sticky trail of crime. Here is another federal bust that occurred recently. A contaminant means an unwanted compound is contained in a product that lowers its quality for the purposes intended. It may be harmless, such as water and corn syrup mixed into maple syrup, or as in this case, honey. It does not mean it is toxic necessarily. Here is the story from the Seattle news.

Sugar-Free Blues

In Sugar-Free Blues–<em>Everything You Wanted to Know About Artificial Sweeteners by James Earl provides an excellent primer on this topic and a long links for further study.
posted at the Weston A. Price Foundation