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February 28, 2014
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.
February 17, 2014
Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?
Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading...
February 10, 2014
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.
February 7, 2014
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.
February 5, 2014
Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
January 8, 2014
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...
November 13, 2013
Phosphate Additives in Chicken
The phosphorus preservatives injected into poultry may not just be an arterial toxin. They also appear to dramatically increase the growth of food poisoning Campylobacter bacteria.
October 16, 2013
Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms
Chronic headaches such as migraines or “tension” headache symptoms may be a sign of pork tapeworms in the brain.
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