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Sound Consumer, June 2012

Detoxification for good health

“What is detoxification?”
“My doctor says detoxification is quackery.”
“Aren’t the levels of toxins too low to cause harm?”
These questions come up with increasing frequency in conversation and the media.

“What is detoxification?”
“My doctor says detoxification is quackery.”
“Aren’t the levels of toxins too low to cause harm?”
These questions come up with increasing frequency in conversation and the media.

Detoxing: Cleansing your body

Food is always better than supplements for avoiding toxins, but if you want a boost in preparing your diet for a cleanse, a variety of products and books at PCC may help.

Food is always better than supplements for avoiding toxins, but if you want a boost in preparing your diet for a cleanse, a variety of products and books at PCC may help.

Extraordinary smoothies

Clean, bright flavors are what make smoothies and juices so refreshing — they’re the perfect thing for when you want to “cleanse.”

Clean, bright flavors are what make smoothies and juices so refreshing — they’re the perfect thing for when you want to “cleanse.”

Nutrition Facts Panels — a tool for healthy eating

To help shoppers make informed food choices in our stores, PCC is developing a database to provide nutrition information for our deli-made foods. It’s a large project but we know this is important information that many shoppers want.

To help shoppers make informed food choices in our stores, PCC is developing a database to provide nutrition information for our deli-made foods. It’s a large project but we know this is important information that many shoppers want.

Feds give salmon more water

The federal government recently acknowledged that salmon have a hard time swimming through concrete walls. It’s too late for the native sockeye salmon population on the Elwah River — they’re extinct — but the dozers are rolling.

The federal government recently acknowledged that salmon have a hard time swimming through concrete walls. It’s too late for the native sockeye salmon population on the Elwah River — they’re extinct — but the dozers are rolling.

Letters to the editor

Educated shoppers · BPA containers? · Greens freshness · Butter flavoring: diacetyls · Ready-bake convenience foods · BPS, soy and Wi-FI · Fukushima fallout

Educated shoppers · BPA containers? · Greens freshness · Butter flavoring: diacetyls · Ready-bake convenience foods · BPS, soy and Wi-FI · Fukushima fallout

News bites

Organic creates more jobs · AMA votes on GMO labels · California GMO initiative · “60 Minutes” on sugar · Saving old barns · Organic transition funds · Strawberries and methyl bromide · France reduces pesticides · Legal labor shortage · Antibiotics in animals · Drugs and arsenic for chickens · Monsanto buys bee research firm · Wolves help trees · Financiers advocate cleaner food · Bipartisan support for GMO labels

Organic creates more jobs · AMA votes on GMO labels · California GMO initiative · “60 Minutes” on sugar · Saving old barns · Organic transition funds · Strawberries and methyl bromide · France reduces pesticides · Legal labor shortage · Antibiotics in animals · Drugs and arsenic for chickens · Monsanto buys bee research firm · Wolves help trees · Financiers advocate cleaner food · Bipartisan support for GMO labels

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

It’s looking to be a good summer for Northwest tree fruit, so get ready for all your summer favorites: peaches, nectarines, cherries and more! Healthy runs of troll-caught Chinook salmon are expected, as is a bumper harvest of Oregon pink shrimp.

It’s looking to be a good summer for Northwest tree fruit, so get ready for all your summer favorites: peaches, nectarines, cherries and more! Healthy runs of troll-caught Chinook salmon are expected, as is a bumper harvest of Oregon pink shrimp.

PCC Board of Trustees report

2012 Annual meeting recap: Childhood nutrition from many viewpoints · PCC 2012 election · Board meetings

2012 Annual meeting recap: Childhood nutrition from many viewpoints · PCC 2012 election · Board meetings

Sound Consumer, June 2012