Tag: food safety

EPA Fails to Follow Landmark Law to Protect Children from Pesticides in Food

The landmark Food Quality Protection Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to protect children’s health by applying an extra margin of safety to legal limits for pesticides in food. But an investigation by EWG, published this week in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, found that the…

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First Study on Human-grade Dog Food Says Whole, Fresh Food is Highly Digestible

URBANA, Ill. – Pet owners are increasingly treating their “fur-babies” like members of the family. In response, some pet food companies are developing diets that more closely resemble human food, incorporating human-grade meat and vegetable ingredients that pass USDA quality inspections. Until now, little research…

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Subway Loses Lawsuit Against Journalists Who Discovered Chicken Strips Only 43% Actual Chicken

By Tyler Durden Four years after learning their longtime spokesman was a giant pedophile, Subway has suffered yet another embarrassment after a Canadian court threw out a $210 million lawsuit against journalists who tested the company’s meat, only to discoer that Subway chicken contains as…

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Walmart Pork Found To Have “Superbug” Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotics

By Tyler Durden A new study published by animal-welfare group World Animal Protection has arrived at some stunning findings about pork products begin sold at Walmart. The report, published by FoodDive, found that pork samples purchased from Walmart contained “superbug” antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 80% of samples tested…

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Salmonella in Ground Beef Kills One and Sickens People in Seven States … But No One Is Saying Which Brands to Avoid

By Dagny Taggart Surprise! There is another foodborne illness outbreak making the rounds. Some of the details surrounding this one are particularly disturbing. This time, the offending pathogen is a nasty strain of Salmonella. From Food Safety News: Officials say another person is among the…

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