AP Health Writer= WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet. But federal health regulators are just now deciding whether triclosan — the germ-kil [...]
Low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria, magnified 10,000 times. Each individual bacterium is oblong shaped. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Nearly 70% of turkey burgers contain fecal bacteria, says Consumer Reports Overall, 90 percent of the ground turkey that the magazine examined had one or more of the five bacteria [...]
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are now common in the meat aisles of American supermarkets. These so-called superbugs can trigger foodborne illness and infections that are hard to treat. An analysis by the Environmental Working Group has determined that government tests of raw supermarket meat published last February 5 detected antibiot [...]
In a factual presentation shown below in two columns, the Mayo Clinic has outlined some significant differences between organic and conventional agricultural methods. via World of Difference Between Conventional and Organic Food – Wiser Living – Mother Earth Living. Related articles Organic and Its Meaning Monsanto Moves [...]
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FLAME RETARDANT IN SODA Toxic Flame Retardant Detected in Popular Soda The food industry uses a toxic flame retardant in some sports drinks, sodas, and juices for cosmetic purposes. via Toxic Flame Retardant Detected in Popular Soda | Rodale News. Related articles Washington state Senate passes bill to ban carcinogenic flame retardan [...]
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