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Pumped-Up Poultry Not ‘Natural,’ Says CSPI

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Pumped-Up Poultry Not ‘Natural,’ Says CSPI

People shouldn’t be paying chicken prices for saltwater. But some unscrupulous poultry producers add as much as 15 percent saltwater—and then have the gall to label such pumped-up poultry products “natural.” Some in the industry euphemistically call chicken soaked or injected with salt water “enhanced chicken.” Of course this isn’t really about enhancing chicken, it’s about enhancing profits. Someone’s clucking all the way to the bank. Statement of Executive Director Michael F. Jacobson


By  CSPINET,  USA.


Health Policy Resource.


Montgomery County, Md., to Phase Artificial Trans Fat out of Restaurants

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Montgomery County, Md., to Phase Artificial Trans Fat out of Restaurants

15 May 2007. Getting artificial trans fat out of restaurants is one of the quickest, easiest, and cheapest ways for a city, county, or state to save lives and health care dollars. Montgomery County Councilmember Duchy Trachtenberg and the rest of the County Council should be applauded for boldly protecting the health of the region's restaurant-goers and for setting an example for town councils or state legislatures from coast to coast. Statement of CSPI Executive Director Michael F. Jacobson.


By  CSPI ,USA.


Health Policy Policy Resource.


Memory Supplements Forgettable, Says CSPI

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Memory Supplements Forgettable, Says CSPI

4 May 2007. Don’t count on dietary supplements to help protect or improve your memory, despite the appealing claims on dozens of products. There’s no solid science indicating that any of the major ingredients in these pills actually work, according to a review in the May issue of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest.


By  CSPINET ,USA.


Health Policy Policy Resource.


CSPI Salutes KFC for Trans-Fat-Free Chicken

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CSPI Salutes KFC for Trans-Fat-Free Chicken

30 April 2007. KFC has now completed its conversion from partially hydrogenated frying oil to heart-healthy soybean oil, and now KFC’s fried chicken is trans-fat-free. This is a big, bold move by the company, and whether it’s due in some small part to our litigation or not, we welcome it with open arms. KFC’s fried chicken still has some saturated fat and way too much sodium, but being trans-fat-free, it is much healthier for hearts and arteries.


By CSPNET USA.


Health Policy Resource.