Posts Tagged Vani Hari

Subway Bread Will Not Give You Cancer

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Earlier this year Vani Hari who runs the blog FoodBabe began an online petition for Subway to remove an ingredient from their bread called azodicarbonamide or ADA for short.  She makes statements like ADA is a component used to make yoga mats, it causes respiratory issues, and when heated ADA is linked to tumor development and cancer.  Major news networks like CNN and USA Today picked up the story and ran with it, pretty much citing these claims verbatim.  It becomes much less interesting when you actually look into the details but the news and people like Vani make their living by fear mongering and sensationalizing pseudoscience.  I find it detestable. Read the rest of this entry »

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