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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
- 214 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 )

Dandelion
- 402 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
- 689 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
- 735 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
- 748 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
- 836 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
- 836 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
- 961 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
- 1006 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
- 1006 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
- 1024 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
- 1033 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
- 1034 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
- 1050 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.
 

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