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Posts tagged food contamination

March 13, 2014

Bioterror 

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Could Our Food Supply Be A Target For Terrorists?

Experts suspect that the reason the U.S. has avoided a large-scale attack on food is that it doesn’t carry the same weight as a suicide bomb or shooting.

March 28, 2013

Healthy As A... 

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Horse Meat Exposes Distance Between Producer And Consumer

When meat comes from far away, it can be hard to know its history -- or its contents.

February 20, 2013

Dirty Food 

raw milk cheese

Safety Concerns Threaten Growing Market For Raw Milk Cheese

Problems with contaminated cheese are devastating for the raw milk industry.

February 17, 2012

Nowhere To Run 

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Organic Rice Syrup Could Contain Arsenic

If you thought high-fructose corn syrup was bad, a rice-based alternative could be even worse.

December 5, 2011

Ultra-Processed, Ultra-Filtered 

A row of identical honey jars, on a shelf.  They are backlit with a fluorescent light so they glow a bright golden color.

When Is Honey Not Really Honey, Honey?

According to a study commissioned by Food Safety News, more than three fourths of the honey sold in American grocery stores is not exactly what bees produce.

October 24, 2011

CSA's Save The Day? 

A large patch of sunflowers is half-submerged in a large expanse of floodwater.  Power lines travel away from the camera on the right side of the screen, also submerged in many feet of water, with the power lines glistening.  Large trees in the background.

12,000+ Strong For Community Farming

The number of CSA farms has grown enormously since 2007, as farmers, consumers and litigators are beginning to see them as a solution to many social problems.

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