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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
- 39 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
- 42 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
- 50 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
- 85 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
- 106 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
Tell Samsung Corporations to Stop Exploiting Child Laborers - ForceChange - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Demand, child, labour, Samsung, china, exploiting, human rights, society, health )

Marie
- 168 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Demand Samsung corporations to stop the exploitation of child laborers in China.
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
- 201 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
- 206 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
- 207 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
- 216 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
- 219 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
- 324 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
Video:The Middle Way: One Farmer's Fight for Organic Food in China
Health & Wellness  (tags: culture, ethics, family, health, interesting, media, politics, society, world, asia, china, diet, environment, food, risks, safety, protection, nutrition )

JL
- 437 days ago - commondreams.org
By now you are probably familiar with the food scandals that have been running rampant in China. In the aftermath of any such situation, new movements are born.
10 Things You Need To Know About Hunger In 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, ethics, freedoms, europe, HumanRights, iran, iraq, israel, middle-east, palestine, society, world, china, usa, diet, death, food, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, warning, nutrition, investigation, h )

JL
- 439 days ago - wfp.org
Here is a list of 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today.
China Gives Press More Freedom -- for Food Safety
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, Food, safety, Health )

Anna
- 1066 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, drug-tainted pork: The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings for months about the dangers lurking in the nation's dinner bowls.The stories are grim reading but show China's usually...
 

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