Seeking Transparency through the Complexities of a Corn Allergy.

What’s in a LABEL?

What’s in a LABEL?

There is so much more to a ‘label’ than understanding a list of ingredients contained in a package. SO MUCH! A label, similar to a diagnosis, can also be given to a person to define a set of symptoms. It is affixed on to something to describe ‘what is inside’. A label is a beliefContinue Reading

Collecting Thoughts

Collecting Thoughts

This post is for me.  In a time when I would like to be able to gain more traction in direction;  needing to write some thoughts as a way to organize and think out loud. The collection of circumstance as related to food in general continues to pile up.  Corn specifically, yet as it fineContinue Reading

Corn and Politics??

Corn and Politics??

Oh my, my, my. This corn thing is really a tricky subject to digest… no pun intended. No wonder. No wonder navigating through this allergy situation where there is zero transparency has felt so cumbersome and twisted. The ripple effects of the overuse of CORN is being seen far and wide. I am curious aboutContinue Reading

To Understand Corn is to Know GMO!

To Understand Corn is to Know GMO!

Ultimately, my goal in creating this blog, is to increase awareness around the vast use of corn in our food, beauty products and environmental products; and even more importantly, have it become more commonly recognized as an allergen. Less than a year ago, when Autumn had a visit with an allergist, he explained to meContinue Reading

Uncertainty and Confusion

Uncertainty and Confusion

With regard to shedding a little light on the corn ingredients and derivatives list, I will start by saying it is very difficult to gain complete understanding due to the lack of transparency. Just knowing it will be confusing and uncertain at best, may take a little frustration out of the process. Whether you areContinue Reading

Corn 101: It’s In Everything!

Corn 101: It’s In Everything!

There is so much information regarding corn, and many of its accompanying issues, that I feel are important to share. As this is just the beginning of sorting through and compiling this information in a relatively organized format, where lies the best starting point is yet to be determined. Yesterday was Christmas. The holidays areContinue Reading