Why the food additive battles may be here to stay

The FDA is reviewing more food chemicals, following action by several states. Consumer groups are unimpressed. Plus, the latest on keeping the government funded.

A photo of an aisle of a convenience store - the background is a cold case with soft drinks and beer.

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Food Fix! My four year old is home sick today with a stomach bug, which reminds me, have you noticed that a lot more people seem to be getting Norovirus these days? Per CDC, it’s a real thing.

Popular in Food Fix: The most popular link last week was an editorial in The BMJ on harm associated with ultra-processed foods by Carlos Monteiro, Eurídice Martínez-Steele and Geoffrey Cannon.

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