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Thirteen DOE Workers Contaminated in NM
Health & Wellness  (tags: New Mexico, nuclear waste, radioactive leak, contamination, risks, health, government )

- 1541 days ago -
New Mexico State health officials are upset that the federal officials withheld information for days on the radioactive leak. Americium and plutonium contamination has been monitored above ground, more than ½ mile from the waste storage tunnel network...
Ask Your Senator to Oppose the King Amendment (#1034) to the Farm Bill - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: King amendment, poultry farming, contamination, farm bill, Senate, consumer protection )

- 1810 days ago -
Passage of this amendment would endanger consumers by exempting many poultry slaughterhouses from federal inspection A recent test by PCRM found that 48 percent of poultry sold in supermarkets contains at least trace amount of E. coli.
Here's the Poop: Warning Labels on Chicken
Health & Wellness  (tags: chickens, poultry products, fecec, contamination, DA, PCRM, inspections, consumer protection, health, food, labeling, warning )

- 1872 days ago -
"USDA should make consumers aware that chicken often contains feces," says Mark Kennedy, director of legal affairs with the Physicians Committee. "Contaminated chicken often passes right through inspection.. lands on unsuspecting consumers' dinner plates
About Aerotoxic Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: aerotoxic syndrome, Aerotoxic Associastion, bleed air, airlines, aircraft, contamination, air, fumes, Dr Harry Hoffman, Professor Chris Winder, Jean Christophe Balouet, Ph.D )

- 1934 days ago -
Anyone in the aircraft can potentially be affected, whether pilots, cabin crew, passengers, first class, economy, etc. Airlines provide no protection to passengers against fume events. That this contamination might be continuous throughout a flight.
WHO: Real Risk If Radiation Contaminates Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: Japan, radiation, food, contamination, people, health )

- 2616 days ago -
Japan needs to act quickly and ban food sales from areas around the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant if food there has excessive levels of radiation, the World Health Organization said Monday.
YOUR HEALTH: Study Finds Bisphenol A on Money
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, healthcare, health, POLLUTION, CONTAMINATION, pollution, contamination, risks, safety, news, humans, study, warning )

- 2719 days ago -
A new report says Bisphenol A (BPA), the controversial hormone disrupting chemical widely used in plastics, is turning up in an unlikely place-the money in your wallet.
Heavy Metal Contamination Makes Eating Fish a Crap Shoot
Health & Wellness  (tags: Metal, Contamination, Fish, Omega 3, Healthy, Protein, Oils )

- 2872 days ago -
Now that eating fish is encouraged by holistic gurus as being a healthy protein laden with desirable omega 3 oils, people must be more concerned than ever with massive contamination from hydrocarbons and heavy metals like mercury, cadmium and arsenic.
Woman's Shattered Life Shows Ground Beef Inspection Flaws
Health & Wellness  (tags: beef, hamburger, E. coli, grocers, contamination, slaughterhouses, FDA, cows, meat, Angus, Beef, Patties, risks, health, disease, food, humans, illness, warning, government, dishonesty, cover-up, investigation )

- 3148 days ago -
Many big slaughterhouses will sell only to grinders who agree not to test their shipments for E. coli. Tens of thousands of people are still sickened annually by this pathogen, federal health officials estimate, with hamburger being the biggest culprit.
Sign Petition: Tell Congress To Make Our Food Safe!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, fda, contamination, children, families, senior citizens, safety, protection, prevention, nutrition, government, disease, business, consumers, culture, society, death )

- 3292 days ago -
Every year, 76 million Americans are sickened from consuming contaminated food - and 5,000 of these people die. That's more than the number of individuals who lose their lives as a result of fire or unintentional drowning in the U.S. each year.
Sign Petition: Tell Congress That We Need a Major Overhaul of the Food and Drug Administration!
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, FDA, food, peanut butter, salmonella, jalapeno, spinach, pet food, beef, recalls, contamination, health, illness, prevention, protection, safety, warning, children, risks )

- 3339 days ago -
Salmonella in Peanut Butter?! Eight people have died, hundreds have become sick, and millions more are at risk -- from peanut butter! Coming on the heels of jalapeno, spinach and pet food recalls, we need to prevent contamination at the source.
Tell the EPA To Regulate Nano-Silver
Health & Wellness  (tags: study, science, safety, risks, protection, prevention, health, humans, government, ethics, environment, politics, ecosystems, endangered, regulation, contamination )

- 3361 days ago -
Nano-silver particles are making their way into our food, clothing and even our washing machines. There are unprecedented potential health and environmental effects associated with this new technology, yet EPA is doing nothing to test or regulate it!
Contaminated Veggies Are the Meat Industry's Fault
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, contamination, animals, salmonella )

- 3616 days ago -
Salmonella is an animal pathogen, so it doesn't originate from tomatoes. Most experts agree that the bacteria probably come from groundwater contaminated with animal feces.
Heparin Contamination Fiasco Reveals Dirty Secret of Drug Industry: Their Pills Are Made in China!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, china, contamination, FDA )

- 3670 days ago -
Remember a couple of years ago how the FDA warned Americans not to buy prescription drugs from Canada because they might be "contaminated by terrorists?" I'm not making that up: That was the official announcement of an FDA spokesperson, and it was part of
Health & Wellness  (tags: contamination, mad cow disease, beef, fda )

- 3739 days ago -
Following the unprecedented recall of 143 million pounds of beef that was potentially contaminated with mad cow disease, the USDA has decided that it's okay for children and consumer to eat that beef as long as it is comingled with beef from other cows
Contaminated Chinese-Made Dumplings Sicken 10... Intentionally?
Health & Wellness  (tags: china, food, contamination, illness, poisoning, pesticide, china, japan, investigation, risks, food safety, import )

- 3751 days ago -
Tests for the contaminants dichlorvos and methamidophos showed levels too high to be accidental, officials say. Many suspect dumplings were intentionally poisoned.

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