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5 Modern Diseases Grown By Factory Farming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, humans, illness, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, e coli, salmonella, mad cow, sick, sickness, CAFO, factory farms, animals, greed, MRSA, Obesity, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Pork, Beef )

- 1806 days ago -
Industrial agriculture is making us sick. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), nutritional scientists, and medical professionals warn against the health risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)...
Get Ready for Extra Helpings of Feces, Pus and Chlorine on Your Plate: US Is Deregulating Its Meat Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, deregulation, meat industry, self-regulation, beef, pork, chickenfood, disease, illness, risks, safety )

- 1839 days ago -
Risks to food consumers will only increase as the government "washes its hands" of meat and poultry inspection.
Ground Beef Destined for School Lunches Recalled for 'Foreign Materials'
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, food, meat, beef, recall, safety, FSIS, USDA, children )

- 1854 days ago -
FSIS announced late Thursday that Central Valley Meat Company was recalling the products because it may contain small pieces of plastic.
Beef Products Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination
Health & Wellness  (tags: e-coli, illness, humans, recall, beef, protection, risks, safety, food, health, government, prevention )

- 1862 days ago -
National Beef Packing Co. produced the products on Aug. 19, which were then shipped to a distributor in Amarillo, TX, for further processing. The following products are subject to recall:
Stop Buying Pink Slime "Lean Beef Trimmings" for School Lunch! SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pink slime, beef, food, school lunch, children, disgusting, death, health, illness, nutrition, protection )

- 2417 days ago -
So-called pink slime is a beef-like product created by grinding together connective tissue and beef scraps normally used in dog food, and treated with ammonia hydroxide to kill salmonella and E. coli.
Ground Beef Recall: 34,000 Pounds of Contaminated Beef in Six States
Health & Wellness  (tags: first class foods, recall, beef, ecoli, illness, health, warning, safety, risks )

- 2848 days ago -
First Class Foods Inc. of Hawthorne reports that each package label bears the establishment number "EST. 18895." The ground beef products were produced on Dec. 7 and Dec. 16 and were shipped to retail establishments in CA,NJ,NY,NC, & wash State
No More Beef and Cheese: Go Vegetarian, By Order of Government Food Police
Health & Wellness  (tags: beef, cheese, food, vegetarian, Government )

- 2920 days ago -
Wholesale changes to the nation's diet, with a move towards vegetarian food and away from beef and cheese, have been recommended by Government advisers.A report commissioned by the Food Standards Agency suggests radical changes to what we eat ............
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 )

- 3300 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 Your Senator to Support SB 416
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

- 3429 days ago -
Livestock and poultry producers routinely feed antibiotics to animals to boost growth rates or counteract unhygienic living conditions. This creates antibiotic-resistant bacteria transmitted to humans through water, soil, animal contact, or food we eat.
Abuse of Antibiotics at Factory Farms Threatens the Effectiveness of Drugs Used to Treat Disease in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

- 3430 days ago -
Industrial-style livestock operations increases the use of antibiotics in animals. Thousands of animals are crammed into the unhygienic, crowded quarters of a typical factory operation, and antibiotics are dispensed constantly through the animals' feed.
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 )

- 3492 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.
Bush Court: US Can Block Mad Cow Testing
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, prevention, safety, health, beef, mad cow )

- 3700 days ago -
The Bush administration can prohibit meat packers from testing their animals for mad cow disease, says a federal judge. The dispute pits the USDA, which tests 1% of cows for the deadly disease, against a meat packer that wants to test all its animals.
Beef Back on School Menus, USDA Considers Recall Complete
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, safety, beef, usda, animals, cows, disease )

- 3837 days ago -
After the massive recall of 143 million pounds of beef from a Southern California meat company in early February, supplies of beef purchased under the National School Lunch Program are back to normal to the relief of cattle groups. Schools to trust USDA.
New Evidence: Recalled Beef Sold To Costco, In-N-Out Burger, Taco Bell
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, humans, warning, children, beef, recall, animal, abuse, slaughter, cows )

- 3866 days ago -
New evidence has emerged showing a history of violations at Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. Recalled meat was fed to children in the National School Lunch Program and landed in sirloin patties sold at Costco and in food served at In-N-Out Burger and Taco Bell.
What They Didn't Tell You About Recent Meat Recall
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, recall, risks, safety, warning, food, beef )

- 3873 days ago -
The largest meat recall in U.S. history was bound to reverberate throughout the food-manufacturing world. So far, four major food manufacturers -- ConAgra, General Mills, Heinz and Nestlé -- have acknowledged that meat involved in the 143 million-pound....

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