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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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    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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    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.
  • How Avoiding Chicken Could Prevent Bladder Infections Article
    How Avoiding Chicken Could Prevent Bladder Infections
    Where do bladder infections come from? Back in the ’70s, longitudinal studies of women over time showed that the movement of rectal bacteria into the vaginal area preceded the appearance of the...
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    Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
    Foods of animal origin (especially fish) appear to be the most important source of human exposure to industrial pollutants such as alkylphenol xenoestrogens.
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    Is Meat Glue Safe?
    Used in about 8 million pounds of meat every year in the United States, the “meat glue” enzyme, transglutaminase, has potential food safety and allergy implications.
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    How Many Cancers Have Been Caused by Arsenic-Laced Chicken?
    Arsenic-containing drugs intentionally added to poultry feed to reduce the parasite burden and pinken the meat are apparently converted by cooking into carcinogenic inorganic arsenic compounds.
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    Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
    Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
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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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    Flame Retardant Chemical Contamination
    A way to detoxify one's body of industrial pollutants found in the food supply.
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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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    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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    Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies
    The dramatic rise of allergic diseases such as eczema and seasonal allergies may be related to dietary exposure to endocrine-disruptor xenoestrogens such as alkylphenol industrial pollutants.
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    Fecal Bacteria Survey
    How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
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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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    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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    Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
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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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