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2017, Food safety -

A latest report on seafood by the conservancy group Oceana caught the eye of many fish eaters. It discovered widespread labeling fraud in eating places and supermarkets throughout the U.S., mirroring the outcomes of earlier investigations in East and West Coast cities. Of greater than 1,200 fish samples from 671 shops in 21 states, one-third […]

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2017, Food safety -

Although the dangers of consuming minuscule quantities of pesticides from meals are unclear, you should still want to reduce publicity, particularly on the subject of kids, who’re extra susceptible to pesticide toxicity. Shopping for natural is one of the simplest ways to do that, however as a result of these meals price extra, it may […]

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2017, Food safety -

Q: Can carrageenan trigger intestinal issues and even most cancers, as I’ve learn on the Web? A: The security of this meals additive is hotly debated. Derived from seaweed, carrageenan is used to enhance the feel of many meals, together with: ice cream cottage cheese puddings soy milk salad dressing processed meat chocolate some toddler […]

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2017, Food safety -

Arsenic, a naturally occurring factor and industrial byproduct, poses a major well being threat to thousands and thousands of individuals worldwide when it leaches into consuming water. It’s extremely toxic at excessive doses, however persistent publicity to decrease ranges will increase the chance of bladder, lung and pores and skin most cancers, in addition to […]

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2017, Food safety -

In the case of sources of foodborne sickness, vegatables and fruits are hardly off the hook. Nearly all kinds—from cantaloupes, papayas, and strawberries to spinach, sprouts, and tomatoes—has been implicated in outbreaks in recent times. Final summer season, imported mangoes had been deemed the probably supply of a Salmonella-related outbreak that sickened greater than 100 […]

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