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The Big Problem With Foster Farms Chicken

Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and more deaths than any other foodborne illness, and itís on the rise. Salmonella causes a million cases of food poisoning every year in the U.S., and over the…

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Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

One of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super-resistanceóresistance not just to one class of drugs, like penicillin, but to multiple classes of drugs (so-call…

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The Risks of Repurposing Egg Cartons

Repurposing is a way of life these days, reducing the amount of usable goods that end up in landfills, as well as saving money and stimulating creativity. One common item, the humble egg carton, offer…

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Chia Recall Update: More Products and the Possible Cause

The chia recall that sickened over 50 people has expanded, and experts now have a theory about what caused the contamination. The illness count for the recent chia recall is now at 65 people in the…

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Do Not Wash That Chicken! (video)

This article was originally posted on†August 24, 2013. We are revisiting it after hearing about a new survey that says 44% of people always wash chicken before cooking it -- reported by†Food Stand…

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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now itís time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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Why Is Selling Salmonella-Tainted Chicken Still Legal?

When researchers last year at the Emerging Pathogens Institute ranked foodborne pathogens to figure out which was the worst,†Salmonella was number one on their list. It was ranked the food poisoning b…

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The Risks and Benefits of Backyard Chickens

This guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken.' And the doctor says, 'Well why don't you turn him in?' and the guy says, 'I would, but I need the eggs.' …

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Dog Treats Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Concerned about potential Salmonella contamination, Charlee Bear Products is voluntarily recalling some of its Protein Crunch Bar treats for dogs. A finished product sample tested positive for Salmon…

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