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Pesticides: Silent Killers or a Necessary Evil?

Are we sacrificing our health to facilitate cheap and attractive fruit? -Cide: Denoting a person or substance that kills Denoting an act of killing Cide is a suffix that, ideally, I don’t want anywhere near my food. But are ‘cides’ a necessary...
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FSA Revises Guidance After E.coli Outbreak

The Food Standards Agency says it is revising its guidance on the consumption of sprouted seeds in light of an outbreak of E. coli in France. The BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13918692 The FSA is advising that seeds such as alfalfa, beansprouts and...
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FIT…Keep Your Food Safe

Read the article below which one satisfied Fit fruit and vegetable wash user posted to the web: We are all too aware of the dangers of food poisoning and ingesting pesticides.  However, many of us eat fruit and vegetables that...
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New E.coli O104:H7 German And French Outbreak Totals: 4,055 ILL

According to the CDC, in the United States, five confirmed cases and one suspect case of STEC O104:H4 infections have been identified; Marler Blog: 29th June 2011 http://www.marlerblog.com/legal-cases/new-e-coli-o104h7-german-and-french-outbreak-totals-4055-ill-885-with-hus-and-48-dead/ According to the CDC, in the United States, five confirmed cases and...
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E.coli Crisis Creates Spike In Sales Of Fruit & Veg Washes

Sales of sterilising tablets and fruit and vegetable washes have rocketed since Germany’s E.coli outbreak. The Grocer: 20th June 2011 http://www.thegrocer.co.uk/articles.aspx?page=articles&ID=218846 Sterilising brand Milton said sales of its sterilising fluid and tablets, commonly used to clean baby feeding products, had...
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Fourteen People Die In Germany And One In Sweden After a Trip To Germany

The BBC report on a food poisoning outbreak thought to be connected to cucumbers “Fourteen people have died in Germany and one woman has now died in Sweden after a trip to Germany. “We hope the number of cases will...
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New Technology To Kill Dangerous Food Pathogens

A new technology that kills dangerous pathogens on food was licensed this week to the maker of FIT Fruit and Vegetable Wash™. The licensing agreement between the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. (UGARF) and HealthPro Brands, Inc., FIT’s parent company, vastly extends...
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Study Finds The Public Are More Willing To Pay For Food Security

A recent study in the U.S found that residents were concerned of the terrorist threat to the domestic food chain While the food supply chain was thought to be the least likely potential target, U.S. residents believe that a greater...