Toxic paranoia: 300 compounds in coffee?

We do a lot of griping and finger-pointing when it comes to pesticides used in food production. It’s obvious that we don’t want to feed our kids anything doused with the best that Monsanto, Dow, Bayer and other corporations in … Continue reading

It's summer and White House gets its way

The absence of our elected lawmakers creates a vacuum that is often filled with White House mischief, for example, the president, any president, can and has appointed people to senior government positions or judgeships who never would have survived the confirmation process. asbestos, diacetyl, health rules

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Many food recalls, but USDA is happy

Shoppers are living with a repetitive drumbeat of federal government announcements that food being sold by the nation’s largest grocery chains could sicken or kill those who consume it. Many consumers are concerned that the weekly chore of filling the larder has become a game of Russian roulette with E. coli, salmonella and other foodborne diseases going to the loser. However, the head of the US Department of Agriculture, said today that the food safety world is in good shape.

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