Reuters.com reports that the U.S. House of Representatives passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops, including pre-empting a state law set to take effect next year in Vermont.
To learn more visit http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/23/us-usa-gmo-labeling-idUSKCN0PX17920150723
NBC New York reported that Murry’s Inc., a Pennsylvania-based food company, is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of chicken nuggets nationwide due to possible staph contamination after its product tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
To learn more go to http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Chicken-Nugget-Recall-Murrys-Bell-Evans-Gluten-Free-Health-Staph-Bacteria-315850321.html
A Maine poultry company that sells products to several retailers including a popular grocery store chain in the tri-state and New England has recalled more than 1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken over concerns that they may be contaminated with salmonella.
To learn more visit http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Barber-Foods-Chicken-Recall-Million-Pound-Frozen-Products-Salmonella–314731311.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_NYBrand
The Huffington Post reports that Amy’s Kitchen will be opening an all-vegetarian drive-thru in July. The first restaurant will open in Rohnert Park, California, a city north of San Francisco. Vegetarian diets have doubled over the past five years so hopefully this will be the first of many restaurants nationwide.
To learn more visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/18/amys-drive-thru-vegetarian-amys-kitchen_n_7612660.html
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It has long been suspected that BPA is somehow linked to autism in children, but, until now, has not been documented. Check out this article on organicconsumers.org to learn more.