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Tainted Meat/Rotten Eggs: What Does It Really Take to Make Food Safe?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alison Rose Levy

How do we raise and grow healthy food? Do we need more drugs, antibiotics, hormones, and vaccines, or fewer drugs and healthier growing practices?

Total Recall: Farm Animal Cruelty, Public Health Connected

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wayne Pacelle

The lifelong extreme confinement of laying hens in tiny cages is not just inhumane, it's also been linked to human disease. Every one of the eggs recently recalled for Salmonella came from hens confined in cages.

Green News Report: August 24, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Egg-gregio...

Mosque and Eggs: The Cable Combo Plate

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

You can actually hear the contaminated Muslim terrorist chickens chanting the name of their secret human leader! The Plotter in Chief!

Are The Eggs Sold At My Supermarket Safe To Eat?

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Two large Iowa farms have recalled 550 million eggs because of possible contamination with salmonella. Investigators from the Food and Drug Administra...

Green Eggs and Ham

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

The CDC says that 200 cases of salmonella eggs were reported weekly in recent months around the country. So why is this only now being reported?

Egg Recall: FDA Calls For More Authority, Says Avoid Runny Egg Yolks

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread be...

"I am the Egg [Rule] ... " Would It Have Prevented the Salmonella Outbreak?

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Where were the inspectors? Why did it take local, state and federal authorities since May -- when the outbreak began -- to figure it out announce it to the public?

Egg Recall: Supplier Austin 'Jack' DeCoster Has History Of Health, Safety Violations

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers...

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: IN TODAY'S...

Egg Recall List UPDATE: 380 MILLION Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Scroll down for the latest egg recall list and numbers affected by the Wright County Egg recall* 380 million eggs coming from Wright County Egg of G...

Poultry: Food Poisoning Culprit Number 1

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Cooking chicken on the grill this summer? Be careful. Poultry is still the leading culprit in food poisoning outbreaks, health officia...

The Latest In Food Recalls: Bison Meat, Chicken Of The Sea Tuna

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the slideshow below we'll be keeping track of the latest major U.S. food -- and food-related -- recalls. According to the Institute of Medicin...

Salmonella In Hawaii: Ahi Tuna ID'd As Source Of Outbreak

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ten reported case of Salmonella Paratyphi B infection in O'ahu were traced to frozen imported Ahi tuna, most likely from Asia, that the victims had mo...

Santa Does Not Exist and Neither Does Bi-Partisanship in Congress

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Yes, it does seem clear that the Republicans are intent on keeping to their narrative of no. But, perhaps the Democrats do not want to give the Republicans a chance to be bi-partisan?

CDC: E.Coli Food Poisoning Down Last Year

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Americans suffered a bit less food poisoning last year. There were significant drops in illnesses from shigella and the most dangerou...

Dick Durbin Calls For Overhaul Of Food Safety

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Sunday brought his efforts to call for an overhaul of the nation's food safety laws to a West Loop grocery store. Durbin, wi...

Food Safety in the US: We're on Red Alert

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

Illnesses caused by contaminated foods, which could be prevented with proper government oversight, are instead causing massive hospitalization and the deaths of thousands of Americans.

Subway Salmonella Outbreak: 48 Illinois Cases Tied To Restaurant Chain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Forty-eight Illinoisans have contracted a rare form of salmonella after eating at Subway restaurants, according to the Illinois Department of Public H...

Egg Industry Scrambles the Truth on Salmonella and Cages

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wayne Pacelle

In a detailed story on Sunday, Columbus Dispatch reporter Alan Johnson previewed one of the flashpoints in the debate over confining laying hens in ba...

The Tea Party, Socialists and Safe Food

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Doesn't the free market require accurate, complete and timely information to allow consumers to know what they believe is safe for they and their families?

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.

Green News Report -- May 25, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New Rules for...

The Rand Paul Opportunity: Hang the Tea Party Albatross Around the GOP's Neck in 2010--Nationwide

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Grown-ups in the Republican party (it's relative thing) understand the danger of the Rand Paul candidacy going national. That's why they opposed him in the first place.

Alfalfa Sprouts Recall: Salmonella Sickens 23

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Alfalfa sprouts recalled because of salmonella poisoning were sold to more than 400 Wal-Mart stores in 15 states, a spokeswoman for...