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Food Manufacturers Told to Prepare For FSMA Whistleblower Protection
Health & Wellness  (tags: FSMA, food safety, whistle blowers, protection, government, safety, news )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Section 402 of the act ensures that employees of an "entity engaged in the manufacture, processing, packing, transporting, distribution, reception, holding, or importation of food" are protected against retaliation for reporting a violation of the act...
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
- 38 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.
Dump the Filthy Chicken Rule - Sign the Petition to President Obama and USDA!
Health & Wellness  (tags: foodchain, poultry, chicken, USDA, inspections, chemicals, chemicals in food, food safety, modernization, health, microbes treatment, warning, diet )

Angelika
- 56 days ago - dailykos.com
The U.S.D.A.is considering a rule change that would privatize poultry inspection , allowing companies to inspect chicken and turkey carcasses themselves. What happens if birds are contaminated with feces? The rule allows companies to douse them with more
Subway to Remove Dangerous Azodicarbonamide; Will All These Other Restaurants Follow?
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHEMICAL ADDITIVES, Food Safety, FDA, diet, health, consumers, corporatism )

Sam
- 66 days ago - asheepnomore.net
The FDA's pro-corporatist 'laissez faire' policy is allowing companies to continue putting these potentiallic, potentially dangerous additives - flagged as hazards by scientific researchers - into the food and get away with selling it?
Dow: Destroying Our World ACTION Link
Health & Wellness  (tags: DOW, food safety, agent orange, ge food, water supply, disease, food, health )

Nancy
- 66 days ago - care2.com
Dow Chemical, the company that brought us Napalm and Agent Orange, is now in the food business and is pushing for approval of genetically engineered (GE) versions of corn and soybeans that are designed to survive repeated dousing with 2,4-D, half of the-
Virginia Bill Would Exempt Homes, Small Farms From Food Safety Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, Virginia, risks, laws, safety, health, government, protection, warning, food, ethics )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Delegate Robert Bell (R-Charlottesville) wants to completely exempt homes and farms with 10 or fewer full-time employees from Virginia food laws.
Tailgating Food Safety Q & A
Health & Wellness  (tags: tailgating, Americans, food safety, risks, humans, health, study, protection, warning, prevention, news, family, society )

Carrie
- 223 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Editor's Note: Football season is well under way, but because Food Safety News staff members witnessed some less-than-safe food-handling practices while tailgating recently, we've reprinted the USDA food safety advice for tailgaters here.
New England Farmers Don't Much Care For Produce Rule
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, FDA, health, food, farmers, farms, protection, humans, government )

Carrie
- 236 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Maine farmers expressed concerns about the costs of complying with the new rules, especially as they apply to water quality, manure application, hygiene and separating animals from crops.
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, news, research, toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety )

Jeanne
- 266 days ago - preventdisease.com
In the not too distant future, consumers will be able to run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety and more with their smartphones and other hand-held devices.
Monster Energy Drinks Cited in Five Deaths Reported to FDA
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, energy drinks, protection, health, healthcare, government, diet, food, study, warning )

Cal
- 538 days ago - fox6now.com
Monster energy drinks have been cited in five deaths reported to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA says it has not established a direct link in any case and it's still investigating.
Why Is the FDA Inspecting So Little Imported Seafood?
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, imported seafood, food safety, diet, disease, ethics, environment, food, government, health, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, prevention, protection, research, warning, children, nutrition )

JL
- 540 days ago - motherjones.com
we import about 86 percent of the seafood we consume, about half of which comes from from aquaculture. And just because you find it in a gleaming supermarket fish case or on a well-presented restaurant plate doesn't mean it's safe to eat
The 10 Health Dangers of Soy
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, environment, food, health, safety, risks, research, protection, nutrition, GMO, food, organic, healthy, Sustainabililty, home, children )

Marty
- 597 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Thousands of studies link soy to malnutrition, digestive distress, immune system breakdown, thyroid dysfunction, cognitive decline, reproductive disorders and infertility--even cancer and heart disease.
Are There Drugs in Your Chicken Dinner?
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, environment, food, health, safety, risks, research, protection, nutrition, GMO, food, organic, healthy, Sustainabililty, home )

Marty
- 709 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Scientists found evidence of both legal and banned drugs in factory-farmed chickens--including ingredients from Tylenol, Benadryl and Prozac. Farms feed chickens mood-altering drugs so they are not stressed out, making their meat tough.
Tell USDA To Reject "Agent Orange" Corn ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, corn, GE, Dow, USDA, herbicides, toxins, health, food )

Nancy
- 796 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Agent Orange was the chemical defoliant used by the U.S. in Vietnam, and it caused lasting ecological damage as well as many serious medical conditions in both Vietnam veterans and the Vietnamese.
 

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