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Genetically engineered salmon OK’d by FDA

Food and Drug Administration’s New Rules Aim For Clean Fruit, Veggies

Food and Drug Administration's New Rules Aim For Clean Fruit, Veggies

Mexican produce might be source of outbreaks since 2012

Cilantro illness

1. Is nicotine all bad?

2. Study may explain mysterious cancer–day care connection

The image shows an abnormal blood cell from a mouse that developed leukemia after being injected with cells treated to simulate multiple infections. The coloring marks pairs of chromosomes. In this case, the diseased cell has three copies of chromosome 18

3. Study: Americans’ exposure to heat extremes could rise six-fold by mid-century

4. U.S. FDA considers expanding tests for drug residues in milk

A jug of milk is pictured in New York March 11, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

5. Where Is Avian Flu Hiding?

6. Pearl River Delta air quality improves but ozone levels rise, report shows

A view of Hong Kong's skyline. Photo: EPA

When you sit down to a meal, you don’t necessarily think about or even want to think about all the different things that could be a health hazard floating about in your food. But it’s more important than we realize to think about it.  We need to want to make things safer for all of us.  I’ve read the following articles that you may all find helpful.  Happy reading.

1. Health food expert Joseph E. Pizzorno on toxins and modern diet

Takeaway: Dr Joseph E. Pizzorno says salt is a "toxin of choice", along with cigarettes and alcohol.

2. Dietician cautions against excess mercury in seafood

3. Food safety scientists have ties to Big Tobacco

‘Hired guns’ tasked with overseeing approval of additives




Massive legal loophole means companies can add new ingredients to foods with no government safety review

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