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FDA Decision to Expand Food Irradiation Masks Weak Import Inspections

FDA Decision to Expand Food Irradiation Masks Weak Import Inspections Statement by Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch Washington, D.C. – “Today’s announcement by the U.S. Food and

USDA’s Salmonella Action Plan Misses the Mark (PR)

For Immediate Release Wednesday, December 4, 2013 USDA’s Salmonella Action Plan Misses the Mark Statement by Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch Executive Director Washington, D.C. – “Today the USDA ...
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Salmonella Poisoning: What you need to know

Sunday Oct 20, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Salmonella poisoning - one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States is caused by ...
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Is the Government Protecting Us Against Mad Cow disease? Not Necessarily

By Martha Rosenberg  The US has not had a mad cow scare in over six years. But a possible case of  Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, sometimes called human ...
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Four common kids’ food safety myths quashed by the Partnership for Food Safety Education

Media Contact:Shelley Feist, Executive DirectorPartnership for Food Safety Educationsfeist@fightbac.org202.220.0651 Kids: Safe or Sick? Four common kids’ food safety myths quashed by the Partnership for Food Safety Education Washington, ...
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Human MRSA Strain From Cows

A strain of MRSA—or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—came from cows, according to a new article published by the American Society for Microbiology. The authors believe that community-associated MRSA ...
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Older Americans, pregnant women face highest risk from Listeria food poisoning

Most recent outbreaks linked to soft cheese, raw produce Listeria can cause serious infection in certain vulnerable groups, resulting in higher rates of hospitalization and death than ...
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Exposed: Why You Should Boycott Farmed Salmon

  British Columbia’s pacific salmon, considered an essential species for the ecosystem, have been disappearing since the early 1990s. Biologist Alex Morton, who has followed and ...
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Bacon and Food Safety

History of Bacon Bacon has an ancient history. The domestication of "pigs" (immature hogs) for food dates back to about 7000 B.C. in the Middle East. ...
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Sprouts: What You Should Know

Sprouts: What You Should Know Do sprouts carry a risk of illness? Like any fresh produce that is consumed raw or lightly cooked, sprouts carry a risk ...
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