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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn't just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it's created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe -- and fo…

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Bugs & Drugs in Pork: Yersinia and Ractopamine

Consumer Reports recently released a study in which they analyzed U.S. retail pork and found trace levels of an adrenaline-like drug called ractopamine in about 20 percent of the samples and a foodbor…

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