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February 26, 2014 Slaughterhouse accused of selling meat from cows with cancerSource: SF Gate
0 Larger | Smaller Printable Version Email This Font Rancho Feeding Corp., the Petaluma slaughterhouse that recently recalled 8.7 million pounds of...
February 24, 2014 Investors push food industry giants for urgent action on transparency
oxfamamerica.org - Today 31 major investment funds, representing nearly 1.5 trillion dollars of assets under management, called on food industry giants to improve their supply chain policies and transparency. In a statement...
February 24, 2014 Water crisis in California to drive up food pricesSource: News 10
SACRAMENTO - The California drought is hitting many people hard and its impact will be felt from farm to fork. Federal officials said many farmers caught in California's drought will receive no irrigation water this year from a...
February 22, 2014 Maine says it didn't find out about mercury contamination in lobster until 2013 study
The Republic - PORTLAND, Maine â State officials say they only recently became aware that mercury contamination in a small portion of Maine lobster had surpassed îCenter for Disease Controlî safety thresholds....
February 21, 2014 The Stream, February 20: FAO Says Food Security in Near East and North Africa Threatened by Water Scarcity
circleofblue.org - Approximately 100 metric tons of contaminated water escaped Japanâs damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the latest leak from the facility, CNN reported. The leak was stopped before it reached...
February 20, 2014 Hot Pockets Recalled For Possibly Containing 'Diseased And Unsound' Meat
The Business Insider - Hot Pockets are one of the latest casualties in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat from a Northern California slaughterhouse. Specifically, the Philly Steak & Cheese varieties have been...
February 19, 2014 Chemicals leaching into food from packaging raise safety concernsSource: The Guardian
Synthetic chemicals which are used in the processing, packaging and storing of the food we eat could be doing long-term damage to our health, environmental scientists warn. The concerns have been raised in the Journal of...
February 19, 2014 US inspectors shut down California slaughterhouse linked to National School Lunch Program
The Republic - HANFORD, California â Federal inspectors shut down a central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program because of unsanitary conditions. The U.S. Department of...
Scientists are warning we are undertaking "the greatest challenge we have ever faced" in trying to get more from the earth to feed the world's growing population.
February 18, 2014 Egg Recall: 226,710 Pounds of Nutriom Egg Products Pulled Back For Possible Salmonella Contamination
Franchises Herald - Two-hundred twenty-six thousand, seven hundred ten pounds of Nutriom egg products could have salmonella contamination. The recall includes eggs in OvaEasy and Egg Crystal made anywhere from Feb. 28, 2013, and...
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