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Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, benzene and n-hexane, Apple, China, sweatshops, technology, safety, health )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
A new report issued by China Labor Watch and Green America found significant chemical exposures and fire safety risks at a factory that makes components for iPhones and iPads.
China GMO-Leukemia Link Debunked: How Anti-GMOers Scaremonger, Twisting Facts, Manipulate Internet
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMOers, fear mongers, China, Leukemia, Golden Rice, disinformation, manipulation, GMOs, genetic modification, biotechnology )

Brian
- 55 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The anti-GMO believers have learned that the constant release of tenuous, unconfirmed, even fake, information is critical to their misinformation campaign, as it resonates favorably with the biotech-knowledge-less. "
ASK DAVID CAMERON PM TO ENSURE UK COMPANIES LEAD THE FIGHT TO END SLAVERY
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, HumanRights, politics, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, asia, china, media, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, news, activists, abuse, americans, celebrity, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethi )

Wendy
- 166 days ago - walkfree.org
Call on the UK's Prime Minister, copying your MP, to use the opportunity of the Modern Slavery Bill to introduce legislation so that UK companies lead the way in the fight against modern slavery.> By signing you are demanding an end to slavery
New Laws in China to Tackle Rampant Food Safety Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, laws, food safety, warning, safety, risks, society, disease, health, government, food, death )

Carrie
- 185 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Infected snail meat, poisonous mushrooms, goat meat marinated in duck urine to make it taste and smell like lamb - these are just some of the culinary delights that China's food industry has served to its citizens since 2006.
Please Sign: Don't Send US Chickens to China for Processing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chicken processing, USDA, China, food safety, health, melamine poisoning, chicken jerky pet food poisoning, animal welfare laws, Chinese tariffs on US chicken imports, US jobs, animal rights, consumer protection, food labeling )

Susan
- 230 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Chicken raised in the US may soon be processed in China, then sent back to US for consumption. Given China's sub-par food safety record, and for other reasons, this is a really bad idea.
USDA to Allow Chickens From U.S. to Be Shipped to China for Processing and Back to U.S. for Consumption, Just Like Seafood
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA approval, poultry, chicken, China, exports, food, environment, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, government )

Stefanie
- 232 days ago - ecowatch.com
Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption.
Is FSMA Sparking Concern Abroad?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Safety Modernization Act, trade, China, EU, Latin America, Southeast Asia, food, safety, prevention, protection )

Carrie
- 240 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
While speaking with Food Safety News, Mansour said that he's encountered deep concern from regulators in other countries about how FSMA will be implemented - especially whether it could inadvertently be used as a trade barrier.
China's Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Is Making Its Way To The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smog, Pollution, Particulates, Coal, #DirtyEnergy, #DirtyCoal, China, US, West Coast, human health, deaths, 1.2 million worldwide, from coal )

Brian
- 275 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"China's pollution has shut down schools and shortened lifespans in the country -- but its not just Chinese residents who should be worried about their smog. On the US West Coat, pollution from can account for 12 to 24 percent of sulfate concentrations..."
Kid's Wear Made in China Carry Toxic Substances
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, children, clothing, chemicals, China, hormone disrupters )

Cher
- 297 days ago - greenpeace.org
Children's garments made in China's biggest kid's wear manufacturing towns contain hormone disruptors and chemicals that are toxic to the reproductive system, says a Greenpeace East Asia report released today
USDA Responds to Charges of Misleading Parents on Chinese Chicken in School Lunches
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, domestic chicken, China, school lunches, children, government, safety )

Carrie
- 391 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
On Wednesday, Bettina Siegel, author of The Lunch Tray blog, published an article entitled, "USDA Misinforms Parents About Chinese-Processed Chicken in School Meats." In response, USDA has posted a clarification on its blog that all the chicken it...
Letter From The Editor: Our Stake in China's Food Safety
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, U.S. food safety, chicken, research, protection, risks, science, safety, health, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 397 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
I think we need to have an adult conversation about the People's Republic of China and food safety.In the 41 years since Dick Nixon and Henry Kissinger went to Beijing for tea with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, the U.S.-China relationship has been one...
Ohio Senator Wants USDA's Poultry Inspectors Assigned to China; Charges 'Labeling Gap'
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, USDA, meat inspectors, health, food, humans, safety, risks, protection, prevention )

Carrie
- 397 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
American consumers need USDA "on station" to inspect chicken processing as it occurs in China, and a "labeling gap" is putting U.S. food safety at risk, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) suggests in a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
Formaldehyde Detected in Supermarket Fish Imported From Asia
Health & Wellness  (tags: fish, China, Viet Nam, formaldehyde, humans, family, food, health, illness, investigation, study, research, protection, nutrition, safety, risks, news, warning )

Carrie
- 406 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Around 25 percent of all the fish purchased from supermarkets by researchers in the Raleigh, N.C., area were found to contain formaldehyde. All of the fish found to contain the compound were imported from Asian countries and it was not found in fish from
Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn't Honey
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, pollen, FDA, China, research, safety, diet, risks, humans, food, health, protection, prevention, study, warning, news, investigation, government )

Carrie
- 409 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
More than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores isn't exactly what the bees produce, according to testing done exclusively for Food Safety News. The results show that the pollen frequently has been filtered out of products labeled "honey.
Not Even Good Enough for Dog Food: Imported Food From China Loaded With Chemicals, Dyes, Pesticides and Fake Ingredients
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, China, contaminants, heavy metals, pesticides, PCBs, FDA, illness, health, dog food, diet )

Angelika
- 515 days ago - naturalnews.com
Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either
 

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