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Source: SF Gate
Vegetable items from Walmart, Safeway/Albertson's and Trader Joe's are now included in the exhaustive recall notice from Mann Packing in Salinas. More than 20 brands have been pulled in the United States and Canada after a...
October 19, 2017 Is the FDA Doing a Good Job Protecting Us from Food-Borne Illness?Source: Healthline
A new report criticizes the FDA for its food inspection protocol. However, the agency is just starting to implement new food safety procedures.
- U.S. weed specialists doubted on Friday that new federal restrictions on the use of a controversial weed killer, sold by Monsanto Co and BASF, will prevent recurrences next year of crop damage linked to the chemical.
October 13, 2017 America’s Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High, New Report SaysSource: NBC News
A troubling new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese — the highest rates ever recorded for the U.S.
October 11, 2017 Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years agoSource: CNN
The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 -- more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975.
October 6, 2017 Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticideSource: ABC News
When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of...
Have you been buying genetically modified soybean oil from the market lately, considering it is a healthier version of soybean oil. Looks like you will have to re-conside
October 2, 2017 Syngenta agrees to settle U.S. farmer lawsuits over GMO corn
Syngenta AG (SYNN.S) said on Tuesday it agreed to settle U.S. farmer lawsuits stemming from its decision to commercialize a genetically modified (GMO) strain of corn before China approved importing it, and a person familiar with...
October 2, 2017 20 foods that will nourish your brain, the ones to avoid and super-healthy recipes: How to eat to beat dementiaSource: Daily Mail
Last Saturday, two eminent neurologists who specialise in Alzheimer’s told how their cutting-edge research has led them to believe simple lifestyle tweaks can help fend off the disease. R
Source: The Guardian
While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic bottles
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