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March 22, 2013
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.
June 19, 2012
Unsafe at Any Feed
In a national survey, fewer than half of the participants realized meat contaminated with fecal food-poisoning bacteria such as Salmonella can still legally be sold. Rather than producing safe..
November 17, 2011
Salmonella, the leading cause of food-poisoning related death, can survive most common egg cooking methods including scrambled, over-easy, and sunny-side-up. Cross-contamination onto fingers,..
September 9, 2011
Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
Excessive intake of kelp (kombu) or thyroid-containing sausages can lead to iodine toxicity.
October 18, 2010
Drug Residues in Meat
The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from drug residues.
October 13, 2010
Fecal Bacteria Survey
How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
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