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  • Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat
    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.
  • Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the vapors released from cooking meat may be hazardous for fetal development and increase the risk of cancer.
  • Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    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...
  • Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    How often do retail deli workers wash their hands at both independent and chain stores? This is important given the potential for life-threatening blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis C.
  • Restaurant Worker Hand Washing
    Restaurant Worker Hand Washing
    What percentage of restaurant workers comply with the federal Food Code guidelines for hand washing?
  • Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens
    Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens
    Chicken from seven fast food outlets were tested to see which had the highest levels of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines.