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15 Convenience Food You Really Should Avoid
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Safety, healthy food choices, avoiding, Health issues, harmful chemicals, carcinogens, Prevention and Control, risks, sugar levels, unhealthy eating, Corporate Responsibility, stronger protection, interesting news )


- 66 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Not all foods that come out of a bag, box or can are bad, but many of them actually are. From peaches drenched in syrup, to dinners that you shove in the microwave all too often, here are the worst pre-packaged foods you can buy, and why you should avoid
Petition - Stop The Trump EPA's Toxic Assault On Our Families' Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: epa, chlorpyrifos, nerve system injury, toxic chemicals, Health issues, children's health, Food Safety, developmental delay, prevention of further pollution, prevention of deseases, ban of harmful chemicals, stronger protection laws, risks )


- 95 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Chlorpyrifos (klor-PEER-a-foss), a widely-used nerve gas pesticide, is linked to reduced IQ, developmental delay, and increased risk of learning disabilities. The highly toxic chemical puts communities at risk when it drifts off farmland and into our air
Petition - Tell Your Senators to BAN This IQ-Lowering Pesticide For Good!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pesticide Use, ban of harmful chemicals, Food Democracy, Food Safety, Sustainable Agriculture, responsibility, bad business, health risks, consumers, protection )


- 231 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Trump's EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just handed Dow Chemical a license to pollute. After years of mounting evidence of serious harm and despite the advice of career EPA scientists who wanted this dangerous pesticide banned, industry friendly...
Your Chewing Gum Is Making You a Lab Rat
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, Food, Food Safety, Health, health and safety regulation, nanotechnology, Toxic Chemicals )

Judy
- 711 days ago - otherwords.org
Tiny nanoparticles are entering our food supply unregulated, unlabeled, and untested.
Tell Congress Support Increased Funding to Reduce Foodborne Illness - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, foodborne illness, petition, domestic growers, Us safety standards )

Sheryl
- 899 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Additional funding will modernize FDAs approach to food safety prevent illness reduce associated costs 4 the American agri industry support efforts to level the playing field for domestic growers and processors so food produced overseas meets US standards
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

Reggie
- 1186 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
Corporate Greed and Disregard for Food Safety and Biodiversity: Food Sovereignty Should Not Be Handed Over to the GMO Biotech Co
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dangers of GMO crops, food safety, Biotechnology, India, Europe )

Martin
- 1231 days ago - globalresearch.ca
He argues that studies on GMOs have been left in the hands of multinationals for too long and writes that these companies are merely motivated by greed and the promotion of single-crop farming, with a complete disregard for food safety and biodiversity.
Stop Bullying Sustainable Food Companies
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, corporate greed, Unilever, health, food safety, sustainable )

Joyce
- 1245 days ago - change.org
When a 60 billion dollar company flexes its muscles to prevent a good-for-the-world startup company from succeeding, it's called corporate bullying. Ask Unilever to focus more on creating a better world rather than preventing others from trying to do so
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 1333 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 1333 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
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
- 1458 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.
Food Manufacturers Told to Prepare For FSMA Whistleblower Protection
Health & Wellness  (tags: FSMA, food safety, whistle blowers, protection, government, safety, news )

Carrie
- 1503 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
- 1503 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
- 1521 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
 

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