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April 12, 2012
Poultry Exposure and Neurological Disease
Poultry workers exhibit an excess of a wide range of diseases, from thyroid conditions to schizophrenia and autoimmune neurological disorders such as myasthenia gravis. This may be due to exposure to..
February 27, 2012
Bacon and Botulism
The nitrite preservatives in processed meats such as bologna, bacon, ham, and hot dogs form carcinogenic nitrosamines but also reduce the growth of botulism bacteria, forcing regulators to strike a..
February 17, 2012
Young infants and perhaps those with recurrent oxalate kidney stones should avoid beets, but most commonly the chief side effect is beeturia, the harmless passage of pink urine, though not all are..
December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
September 6, 2011
April 9, 2011
Drug Residues in Meat
The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from drug residues.
December 15, 2010
December 7, 2010