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Petition Asks Tyson Foods to Stop Feeding Antibiotics to Healthy Chickens

The prevalence of antibiotics in our food worries doctors and public health officials, who fear that we're building up so much resistance to antibiotics that they won't be able to help us ward off ill…

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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Grocery Store Chicken Is Covered In Germs And The Label Might Be Meaningless

As a meatless eater, I've been following the recent Consumer Reports exposť on grocery store chicken with a mixture of disgust (because dang, 97% contamination with disease-causing bacteria is high), …

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Poultry Paunch: Meat & Weight Gain

Meat is considered fattening due to its caloric density and fat content. Nuts are also packed with calories and fat though, but as I noted in my Care2 post two weeks ago Nuts Donít Cause Expected Weig…

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Women’s Nutrition: Iron

Here's a quick tip to find out if you're meeting or exceeding your daily recommend iron value.…

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MRSA Superbugs in U.S. Retail Meat

MRSA, methicillin resistant Staph aureus, now kills more Americans every year than AIDS, and it's invaded our meat supply. Last week, the largest survey of U.S. retail meat was published and found the…

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Food Safety: New Year, New Administration

As the Bush administration draws to a close, the old adage, "out with the old, in with the new" is one way to describe the flurry of activity that comes with a presidential transition. Food & Water Wa…

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Very complex and sad subject. Thanx for the info.

Rosemary B I also know my stuff. I have also given 1000s of shots and I'm also a Healthcare provi…

Thanks for sharing.

I just think it tastes good.