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Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

Press Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 1, 2014  Contact: CDC Media Relations  (404) 639-3286 Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat CDC report shows progress and problems

Is the U.S. Beef Supply Really Free of Mad Cow Disease?

When the first U.S. mad cow was found in late 2003, 98 percent of U.S. beef exports evaporated overnight. There was such national revulsion to ...
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Chemical Goliaths

        Dear Readers, Big Ag is trying to push through a massive increase in the nationwide use of a toxic weed killer, and the clock is ticking ...
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Food dyes may not be as safe as thought

Thursday June 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Some processed foods and beverages have bright colors and chances are good that those bright colors are rendered by ...
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Silica may cause fetal kidney disease

Tuesday June 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) --  Studies suggest that silica can cause end-stage renal diseases. Increased mortality from nephritis and or nephrosis has been found among ...
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Confirmed Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (variant CJD) Case in Texas

Laboratory tests have confirmed a diagnosis of variant CJD (a fatal brain disorder) in a patient who recently died in Texas. The confirmation was made ...
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Are You Eating These Eggs? Egg Czar Accepts Plea Deal For Salmonella-Tainted Eggs

He was known as the "Teflon Egg Don." For more than 35 years the egg farms associated with Austin "Jack'' DeCoster have been accused of ...
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Consumer Group Files SEC Complaint About GE Salmon Company’s Misrepresentations

For Immediate Release: June 4, 2014 Contact:  Food & Water Watch - Rich Bindell, 202-683-2457, RBindell@fwwatch.org Consumer Group Files SEC Complaint About GE Salmon Company’s Misrepresentations Washington, D.C.—Food & ...
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Titanium dioxide may cause chronic damage

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are commonly used in dietary supplements and cosmetic products.  A new study confirms that ingestion of titanium dioxide may cause chronic damage. ...
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Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.

Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.  The food service industry can help prevent norovirus outbreaks Most norovirus outbreaks from ...
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