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Slippery Politics Put The Squeeze On Olive Oil

Zester Daily | Posted 08.22.2012 | Home
Zester Daily

There's a problem with Spanish olive oil, and it's not just in Spain.

Eighty Percent of Vitamin C Is Imported from China. Is it Safe?

Dara O'Rourke | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green
Dara O'Rourke

The dangers of an increasingly globalized supply chain for food and drugs are already visible. With imports and scandals rising, and government funding decreasing, the FDA will have to focus their limited resources to protect public health.

Egypt's Warning: Are You Listening?

Chris Martenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.

One day, a fruit and vegetable seller was arrested in Tunisia, sparking social unrest, and a few weeks later the government of Egypt was set to topple...

Honey Smuggling

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Honey typically conjures benign images of Winnie the Pooh with his paw stuck in the pot. But in recent years, it's made federal investigators think of...

The Global Food Market (VIDEO): Why Do Some Eat Well While Others Starve?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's baffling that in some parts of the world, there's an oversupply of food, while elsewhere people are suffering from malnourishment. Denis van Waer...

The Safety of Imported Food?

Tony Corbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Corbo

Of the 9.5 million shipments of imported food items that will arrive at our ports-of-entry this fiscal year, FDA inspectors will physically examine only 1.53% of them.

14 Steps to Food Safety

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

I was shocked to learn that only 1% of most imported food gets inspected. Unless sticking to natural, non processed, domestic foods, there is no way of knowing for sure what's in our food.