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  1. photo GMOs contaminate Europe despite national bans; dangerous biotechnology can't be containedGMOs contaminate Europe despite national bans; dangerous biotechnology can't be containedNews
    by a new study out of Europe. Researchers found that, despite bans on both the cultivation and import of GM rapeseed (canola) into Switzerland, transgenic crops manufactured by both Monsanto and BayerRead more
  2. photo Canola is the new margarine - throw it all outCanola is the new margarine - throw it all outNews
    that's "expeller-pressed" comes from something we're not even supposed to eat in the first place -- rapeseed. Canola is not a plant, or at least not until some mad scientists got a hold of rapeseedRead more
  3. photo Canola oil: a chemical carcinogen that doesn't belong anywhere near your foodCanola oil: a chemical carcinogen that doesn't belong anywhere near your foodNews
    modified rapeseeds. In the past, rapeseed oil was used in candles, soaps, lipsticks, lubricants, inks, biofuels, and even insecticides. Somehow this industrial oil found its way to our dinner table. In 1956Read more
  4. photo Toxic ingredients in McDonalds' French friesToxic ingredients in McDonalds' French friesNews
    ingredients in the British version of the French fries. British McDonald's fries are made with potatoes, sunflower oil, rapeseed oil and dextrose. The restaurants use non-hydrogenated vegetable oil, howeverRead more
  5. photo This ONE ingredient can ruin your entire healthy organic saladThis ONE ingredient can ruin your entire healthy organic saladNews
    . How so? Even many organic salad dressing manufacturers now use toxic ingredientsJust because something is organic does not mean it's good for you. Canola, for starters, is made from rapeseed oil, whichRead more
  6. Finalmente, qual a verdade sobre o óleo de canola?Article
    , mas também como uma jogada de marketing, já que o nome da semente em inglês (rapeseed) remete a algo ruim – pois rape significa 'estupro'. De qualquer forma, é importante lembrar que o Canadá – origem e maior produtor do óleoRead more
  7. photo Avoid these food items commonly mistaken for 'health foods'Avoid these food items commonly mistaken for 'health foods'News
    contamination. It's ubiquitous in processed foods and healthstores cafes because its cheap.Up until the 1970s, there was no such thing as canola. They were originally only rapeseed plants that produced a highlyRead more
  8. photo Move Over, Mediterranean Diet: Sustainable Scandinavian Fare May be HealthierMove Over, Mediterranean Diet: Sustainable Scandinavian Fare May be HealthierArticle
    the Scandinavian Diet? According to a study published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, the Scandinavian diet, rich in canola or rapeseed oil, berries, root vegetables and fish, could be a new healthyRead more
  9. photo Canola oil: The #1 hidden health 'danger' at the prepared food barCanola oil: The #1 hidden health 'danger' at the prepared food barNews
    goods, or just make your own salad with lots of salad "dressing" and you are most likely getting a few heaping tablespoons of rapeseed oil with each serving, better known these days as canola oil. NowRead more
  10. photo Organic canola oil; Is that an oxymoron?Organic canola oil; Is that an oxymoron?News
    First of all, if canola oil is processed from rapeseed oil, which is highly toxic to humans, can canola legitimately be labeled "organic," just because the farmers aren't using pesticidesRead more

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Rapeseed

Rapeseed (Brassica napus), also known as rape, oilseed rape, rapa, rappi, rapaseed (and, in the case of one particular group of cultivars, canola), is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family), (油菜: Mandarin Pinyin yóucài; Cantonese:yau choy) consumed in China as a vegetable. The name derives from the Latin for turnip, rāpa or rāpum, and is first...More