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Many consumers associate organic food production with food safety. While there is an abundance of persuasive arguments supporting this connection, the claims are often not accompanied by credible, scientific studies. As a result, it is unclear whether advocating for organic production methods will actually lead to a safer food supply.

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On January 1, 2010, California became the first state to ban trans fats in restaurants. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill back in July 2008, but restaurants had until the first of this year to comply. Under the new law, restaurants may only use oils, margarine, and shortening with less than half a gram of …