Tag: food safety

Euthanasia Drug Found in Dog Food

By Jon Rappoport From WebMD (4/28/17): “Party Animal is recalling dog food that tested positive for a pet euthanasia drug…The voluntary recall affects the company’s Cocolicious dog food brand…The affected products include 13-ounce cans of Cocolicious Beef & Turkey dog food (Lot #0136E15204 04, best by July 2019) and 13-ounce cans of Cocolicious Chicken &…

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Glyphosate Contaminants In Processed Brand Name Foods

By Catherine J. Frompovich Glyphosate is the main chemical active in several brands of agricultural and corporate farming herbicides used in the growing fields; in GMO seed crop cultures; and in what’s called “preharvest staging” [1]. That’s when the herbicide is sprayed several days [3 to 5 days] prior to crop harvest to “ensure” seed…

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Substance in Crude Oil Harms Fish Hearts, Could Affect Humans

By Taylor Kubota Research from Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station has identified a substance in oil that’s to blame for the cardiotoxicity seen in fish exposed to crude oil spills. More than a hazard for marine life exposed to oil, the contaminant this team identified is abundant in air pollution and could pose a global threat…

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Genetically Modified Insects Could Put Organic Farmers At Risk And Disrupt International Food Trade

By The Max Planck Institute Genetically modified organisms for pest control could end up as contaminants in agricultural products throughout the globe. “There’s a fly in my soup.” This statement conjures up the image of a dead fly in a bowl of soup rather than a genetically modified insect being served up with organic vegetables….

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Palm Oil Contains Carcinogenic Substance, Says EU Food Safety Authority

By Anna Hunt The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announces that substances found in palm oil raise a potential health concern. They identified one component of palm oil as “geotoxic and carcinogenic.” This information is critical because palm oil is the most heavily utilized vegetable oils, and many people are unaware that palm oil is…

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Roundup Now Proven to Cause Liver Disease, and it’s in Your Food

By Alex Pietrowski In addition to the other documented risks of Monsanto’s Roundup, a cutting-edge study using molecular profiling reveals that it also causes liver disease, even at doses currently approved by regulators. Researchers at King’s College London have discovered that the popular weedkiller Roundup causes non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The two-year study performed…

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