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Clones and GE Foods head to the Dinner Table

By Martha Rosenberg Consumers, safety activists, Big Food, biotech companies and many of the US’s importing and exporting partners have been closely watching to see if
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Is US Venison Safe To Eat? Not Necessarily

The fatal deer condition chronic wasting disease (CWD) is rapidly spreading through the US, affecting at least 22 states. Less well known than mad cow ...
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The Future of GMO Activism after H.R. 1599 - Jeffrey Smith video

Listen to Jeffrey Smith's commentary about strategy and the future of non-GMO activism in the light of the passage of the DARK Act by the ...
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Unhygienic Egg Production Behind Devastating Bird Flu in US

This month bird flu has broken out in the high-volume, unhygienic US egg laying operations sometimes referred to as "factory farming."  In Iowa, where nearly 1 ...
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Listeria: What you need to know

Listeria   Listeria is the name of a bacteria found in soil and water and some animals, including poultry and cattle. It can be present in raw milk ...
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Sneaky Salmonella: It’s Common, Costly, and Preventable

Jan 15, 2015 Capt. Christopher R. Braden, MD, Director of the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Each year, roughly ...
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Can bovine leukemia virus cause cancer in humans?

Points to ponder Bovine leukemia virus (BLV), a deltaretrovirus, can cause B-cell leukemia/lymphoma in cattle, which is found in up to 5% cattle.  In the United ...
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Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal

For Immediate Release Friday, July 25, 2014 Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal Advocacy organization urges USDA to stop equivalency process ...
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Preventing foodborne illness, naturally -- with cinnamon

Contact: Meijun Zhumeijun.zhu@wsu.edu509-335-4016Washington State University  Preventing foodborne illness, naturally -- with cinnamon Essential oil kills several strains of E. coli  IMAGE: Cinnamomum cassia oil has been shown to kill certain ...
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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 ...
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