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Avoiding conventional strawberries? Ask these questions first…

Avoiding conventional strawberries? Ask these questions first…

Introducing D2D's "Discerning Dozen", a compilation of tips to help you identify good science from pseudoscience. This way, you can spot problems in the logic of buzzy news stories that make their way through social media.

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EWG’s “Dirty” Little Secret: There’s No Science Behind It

EWG’s “Dirty” Little Secret: There’s No Science Behind It

Lucy Stitzer, D2D's founder, believes we should have a choice on whether to buy organic or conventional produce - but wants science to drive the decision, not fear that's caused by a group manipulating data to accommodate their agenda...

Food Safety, Health

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What Should I Eat in a Day?

What Should I Eat in a Day?

The USDA just released its new dietary guidelines. What does that mean for our diet and what exactly must we eat every day to get all the nutrients we need?

Diet, Health

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What Do the Suez Canal and Covid Have in Common?

What Do the Suez Canal and Covid Have in Common?

The massive container cargo ship, Ever Given, ran aground on March 23, blocking all traffic through the Suez Canal for an entire week before being freed. The drama may be over, but the after-effects will linger for weeks – and maybe longer. As we saw during the Covid pandemic, significant disruption to the global supply chain has ripples that extend all the way to the retail shelves for consumers of energy, food, household goods – and more. So what should the consumer know – and prepare for?

Food Trade

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5 Benefits of Spinach

5 Benefits of Spinach

Happy National Spinach Day! Learn why we love this nutrient-packed leafy green.

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