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Olive Garden Stop Serving Meat Raised With Routine Antibiotics - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Olive Garden, antibiotics, chicken, meat, petition )

Dandelion
- 69 days ago - uspirg.webaction.org
In the past year, big restaurant chains like McDonald's and Subway due to people speaking out are now convinced to make strong commitments to help protect antibiotics. These are major victories, but we can't stop now.
5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn't Want You to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, preservatives, beef, chicken, shrimp, pork, diseases, antibiotics )

Freya
- 500 days ago - alternet.org
A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.
8 Ways Eating Chickens Hurts Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, poop, carcasses, E. coli, contamination, diet, disease, food, health, humans, illness, safety, warning )

Lone
- 840 days ago - peta2.com
more than 99 percent of broiler chicken carcasses sold in stores had detectable levels of E. coli, indicating fecal contamination. That means you are almost guaranteed to be swallowing actual POOP
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
- 1263 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.
Pathetic: How the USDA Cowers to the Poultry Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, USDA, chicken, poultry, illness, pathogens, factory farms, oversight )

Freya
- 1274 days ago - alternet.org
Earlier this year, Food & Water Watch received information that USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was going to permit a trade association -- the National Chicken Council -- to collect data in poultry plants to assess the rate of foodborne...
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
- 1279 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
Organic Chicken Carries Just as Many Superbugs as Conventional
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, organic, poultry, family, food, health, superbugs )

Nancy
- 1318 days ago - motherjones.com
To get the USDA label, chickens need to be raised under organic rules only from the "second day of life" (PDF)--meaning that they can and commonly do receive antibiotics while at the hatchery.
7 Horrifying Things About the Chicken You Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, animals, bad food, children, chicken, disease, dishonesty, ethics, health, humans, illness, investigation, prevention, protection, research, risks, science )

Kit
- 1402 days ago - alternet.org
Many people eat only chicken to avoid the health and environmental questions surrounding red meat. Yet the track record of US chicken may be worse.
Salmonella Tied to Foster Farms Chicken Hospitalizes Dozens, May Be Drug-Resistant
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, CDC, salmonella, chicken, illness, medicine, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 1412 days ago - nbcnews.com
Federal food safety workers who monitor dangerous bacteria have been recalled from furlough to track an outbreak of salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken that has hospitalized a high proportion of victims, including some with hard-to-treat infections.
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
- 1428 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...
188,000 Pounds of Chicken From Chile Recalled for Dioxin
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, government, FSIS, chicken, dioxin, warning, safety, health, risks, humans, illness, protection )

Carrie
- 1484 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
After the Chilean Ministry of Health found dioxin in chicken products, FSIS said it instructed importers to hold product from the country at the point of re-inspection. U.S. authorities believe 188,522 pounds of chicken may be affected and of that...
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 26 in Iowa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Salmonella Enteritidis, Iowa, chicken, eggs, illness, food, health, humans, risks, prevention, warning, family, news )

Carrie
- 1485 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
At least 26 people in Iowa have fallen ill with a "relatively uncommon" strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, according to the Iowa Deparmtnet of Public Health. The illnesses are spread across 19 Iowa counties.
REPORT: Superbug Dangers in Chicken Linked to 8 Million At-Risk Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, chicken, factory farming, health, superbugs )

Julie
- 1858 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A growing number of medical researchers say more than 8 million women are at risk of difficult-to-treat bladder infections because superbugs - resistant to antibiotics and growing in chickens - are being transmitted to humans in the form of E. coli.
Pilgrim's Pride: Stop Putting Poison in Your Poultry ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, poison, chicken, health, protection )

CherAWAY
- 2474 days ago - change.org
There's no need to use roxarsone in chickens' feed, and it's certainly not worth the health and environmental risks associated with it. Sign our petition asking Pilgrim's Pride to immediately eliminate its use of roxarsone.
WTFood: McNuggets Have a Little Too Much in Common With Silly Putty
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, McDonald's Chicken McNuggets, McDonald, chicken, research, interesting, nutrition, humans, ethics, children, warning, risks, safety, science, news )

Elena
- 2599 days ago - grist.org
Moms across the nation can breathe a collective sigh of relief every time their toddlers pop Silly Putty in their mouths with the news that that childhood mainstay is not completely unlike another one: McDonald's Chicken McNuggets
 

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