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The Good News About E. Coli Food Poisoning

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers, the government reported Thursday. T...

New Study Reveals Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the 50 million Americans who have suffered from food poisoning each year, chances are you're not entirely sure what caused it. Perhap...

Alissa Scheller

Here's What Raw Milk Advocates Forget To Mention

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The chance of getting sick from drinking raw milk or products made from it is 150 times greater than from pasteurized milk, but that isn't stopping a ...

Public Health Warning: This Meat May Contain Life-threatening Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Andrew Gunther | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Is it acceptable that an accidental spillage in the kitchen refrigerator or the incorrect handling or cooking of meat at a restaurant can now result in a life-threatening -- yet entirely preventable -- antibiotic-resistant disease? Well, Big Ag seems to think so.

Outraged by Pink Slime? Actually, Chicken Could Be a Much Bigger Risk

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

There's a real dispute about the safety of pink slime, but not so of chicken. If we has a nation became alarmed in proper proportion to things that are concerning, however, white slime would be a much bigger concern than pink slime.

U.S. Not Meeting Its Goals On Foodborne Illnesses

Posted 07.31.2012 | Home

With the constant news reports about various food safety breaches, it's not really a surprise that the U.S. is falling short of 2010 goals to reduce i...

Time To Bring The Free Market To Food Safety

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Consumers want safer food and will pay more for it, but they need information to make wise choices.

Raw Milk, a Potentially Risky Elixir

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

I can understand the desire of farmers and consumers to make up their own minds about drinking raw milk. But both groups need to be fully informed, and the risks need to be fully understood.

Much Good Is Done By Government Workers

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

Lost in the inflammatory rhetoric is what our government and its dedicated public servants accomplish every day -- the delivery of vital services to deal with seemingly intractable problems.