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Rare Skin Infections Linked to Seafood From NYC Chinatowns
Health & Wellness  (tags: NYC, Chinatown, seafood, skin infection, risks, prevention, safety, warning, protection, treatment, humans, health, food )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
New York City health officials have identified an outbreak of a rare skin infection in at least 30 people who handled live or raw fish or seafood purchased in markets in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens Chinatowns.
CANADA SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE FUKUSHIMA DISASTER
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, Fukushima, CFIA, seafood, food, ethics, health, government, risks, safety, society, study, warning, humans, environment, news )

Carrie
- 221 days ago - vice.com
"In British Columbia there is some monitoring and publication of radiation levels of foods being brought in from Japan, but there is no publication of radiation levels of food being caught from our shores," says Frank, adding the CFIA's last report...
It's Time to Take Action on Seafood Fraud -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: seafood, fish, scary, fraud, labels, vegetarian, deceit, mercury, poison, sushi, food, health, illness, investigation, research, safety, risks )

Julie
- 231 days ago - act.oceana.org
Mislabeled seafood puts consumers at risk, potentially hiding toxins like mercury or other hidden health dangers. And mislabeled seafood can hide illegally-caught fish or unsustainable fishing, hurting conservation efforts.
It's Time to TAKE ACTION on Seafood Fraud !
Health & Wellness  (tags: Seafood, fraud, SAFE Seafood Act, labeling, health risk, consumers, marine life, diet, protection )

Angelika
- 402 days ago - act.oceana.org
Seafood fraud is widespread across the United States. In our recent study, one-third of the more than 1,200 samples tested turned out to be something different than what was listed on the label or menu.
Tell Your Senators to Keep Unsafe and Mislabeled Seafood Off Our Dinner Plates ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, government, safety, fish, seafood, US )

Nancy
- 683 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Senate is considering three bills that would crack down on illegal fishing and improve seafood safety and labeling. These "seafood fraud" bills would prohibit the mislabeling of seafood products and increase inspections of suspected illegal activitie
Contaminated Seafood Sneaking Past Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: Contaminated food, Seafood, consumers, resturants )

Anna
- 1243 days ago - news.discovery.com
While federal law makes it possible for consumers shopping at grocery stores to learn where their seafood came from, most restaurants are under no obligation to reveal how far the seafood traveled to get to a diner's plate.
Salmon Baby Food? Babies Need Omega-3s and a Taste for Fish, Scientist Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: Omega-3, seafood, toddlers, science, health )

Nancy
- 1333 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Has your toddler eaten fish today? A University of Illinois food science professor has two important reasons for including seafood in your young child's diet, reasons that have motivated her work in helping to develop a tasty,
Alert: Is the Fish You Eat Safe?
Health & Wellness  (tags: fish, seafood, diet, disease, drugs, health, healthcare, humans, nutrition, risk, risks, safety, toxins )

Alf
- 2351 days ago - abcnews.go.com
In a year of recalled and tainted imported goods -- including toys and pet food -- Americans now can add seafood to their list of dangerous imported items. Though 80 percent of seafood sold in the country is imported, the Food and Drug Administration inspec
Million Pounds of Suspect Chinese Seafood Lands in U.S. Despite FDA Screening Order
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, safety, seafood )

Jacquelin
- 2444 days ago - foxnews.com
At least 1 million pounds of suspect Chinese seafood landed on American store shelves and dinner plates despite a Food and Drug Administration order that the shipments first be screened for banned drugs or chemicals, an Associated Press investigation foun
FDA Blocking Import of 5 Species of Fish From China
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, toxins, seafood, unsafe, fish, China, block, FDA, shrimp, catfish, eel )


- 2484 days ago - cnn.com
ROCKVILLE, Maryland (CNN) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced it is blocking the import from China of five species of seafood until their importers can prove they are not contaminated. "FDA is initiating an import alert against
Avoiding 'Made In China' Labels Not An Easy Task
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHINA, DOG FOOD, TIRES, TOOTHPASTE, SEAFOOD, ANTIFREEZE, SAFETY, health )

Susan
- 2484 days ago - cnn.com
06/30/07 01:38 PM, EDT Poisoned pet food. Seafood laced with potentially dangerous antibiotics. Toothpaste tainted with an ingredient in antifreeze. Tires missing a key safety component.
Mercury Contamination of Fish Brings Worldwide Public Warning
Health & Wellness  (tags: mercurary contamination, seafood )

Scuba
- 2595 days ago - environmentaldefense.org
The health risks posed by mercury contaminated fish is sufficient to warrant issuing a worldwide general warning to the public ­ especially children and women of childbearing age-to be careful about how much and which fish they eat.
   

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