Linda Bonvie (pictured with her cat, Stevia, is a journalist, author, and consumer advocate with 20 years of experience around food safety issues. She has written articles for major newspapers and national publications around the country, including USA Today, the New York Times, NBC-TV’s Dateline, the New Yorker, the Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New Age Journal, Vegetarian Times, and more. She lives in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Her books include Chemical-free Kids: How to Safeguard Your Child's Diet and Environment, Chemical-free Kids the Organic Sequel, and The Stevia Story, about the FDA’s failed attempt to suppress the natural herb Stevia and the controversy that stemmed from a trade complaint reportedly filed by its competitor, NutraSweet. She is a regular contributor to Food Identity Theft, by Citizens for Health.