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  • Daily Video
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
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    Fecal Contamination of Sushi
    The proportion of sushi that exceeds the national food standards guidelines for fecal bacteria levels.
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    Chicken Salmonella Thanks to Meat Industry Lawsuit
    The meat industry sued the federal government, winning the right to sell food known to be contaminated with food poisoning bacteria.
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    Avoiding Chicken To Avoid Bladder Infections
    Handling chicken can lead to the colonization of one's colon with antibiotic resistant E. coli that may result in bladder infections in women.
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    Flame Retardant Chemical Contamination
    A way to detoxify one's body of industrial pollutants found in the food supply.
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    Foster Farms Responds to Chicken Salmonella Outbreaks
    Foster Farms chicken may have infected and sickened more than 10,000 people due to contamination of the meat with fecal material.
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    Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans are Salmonella poisoned by poultry every year, yet it remains legal to sell meat proven to be contaminated.
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    Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat
    Farmed Atlantic salmon, the kind of salmon most commonly found in restaurants and supermarkets, may be the single largest source of toxic dietary pollutants.
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    Yersinia in Pork
    This week Consumer Reports released a study showing the majority of retail pork tested was contaminated with antibiotic resistant strains of the foodborne bacteria Yersinia enterocolitica.
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    Fecal Bacteria Survey
    How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
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    Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
    If the bulk of fast food chicken nuggets is not actually chicken meat, what’s in them?
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    Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken
    The level of multi-drug antibiotic resistant bacteria contamination is compared between meat from animals raised conventionally and certified organic meat from animals raised without being fed...
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    Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    A profile of the study “Dirty Money: An Investigation into the Hygiene Status of Some of the World’s Currencies as Obtained from Food Outlets.” The level of fecal bacteria contamination on...
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    Foodborne Rabies
    The consumption of cat and dog meat may be playing a role in "massive human rabies epidemics" in Asia. (Some people may find some of the concepts and images in this video disturbing.)
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    Infant Seizures Linked to Mother’s Spirulina Use
    Contamination of spirulina supplements with toxins from blue-green algae raises safety concerns.
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    Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Exposure to meat packaging in the supermarket may lead to food poisoning in children placed in shopping carts.
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    Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
    The fish and poultry industries propose moving from a zero tolerance policy on certain dangerous foodborne pathogens to an "acceptable risk" policy given how widely contaminated their products are...
  • Infant Seizures Linked to Mother's Spirulina Use Article
    Toxin Contamination of Spirulina Supplements
    On his first day of life, an infant was hospitalized with seizures. Researchers concluded that his mother’s daily spirulina use starting in the fourth month of pregnancy was likely to blame. I’ve...
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