Melissa Kravitz

Melissa Kravitz is a writer based in New York. She is a writing fellow at Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. She’s written for Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Glamour, AlterNet, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Architectural Digest, Them and other publications. She holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Columbia University and is also at work on a forthcoming novel. Follow her on Twitter: @melissabethk.

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Though these additives exist in trace or larger quantities in nearly every packaged food we consume, after they are approved, there isn’t enough research to understand their long-term health effects. (Photo:  Michael Semensohn/flickr/cc) Views
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
FDA Bans Cancer-Causing Food Additives, but Won’t Enforce Until 2020
Americans are no strangers to food additives : the preservatives, coloring and flavoring agents that keep foods looking fresh and tasting better for longer. A product of our desire for fast, cheap and satisfying eats that underscores our detachment from actually fresh, locally sourced foods, they...
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