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Saturday, July 26, 2014

7/27/14 Health News: Chinese Food Safety Scandal ♦ Kale’s popularity leading to worldwide shortage ♦ CYCLOSPORA SURGE:IN 13 STATES ♦ EU Food Safety Regulators Turn “A Blind Eye”

Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal
For Immediate Release Friday, July 25, 2014 Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal Advocacy organization urges USDA to stop equivalency process for Chinese poultry imports Washington, D.C. – In light of the recent scandal in China involving Shanghai Husi Foods Company consumer advocacy organization Food & Water Watch has sent a … continue reading
Kale’s popularity leading to worldwide shortage
Yes, that’s right – one of the top global kale seed suppliers has run out of stock. Tony Hubbard, head of the Bejo Seeds company in Australia, said, “you could describe it as embarrassing to us, but it’s just one of those things that’s happened on a global basis… It’s caught us out well and truly, we put our hands up to that.”continue reading
CYCLOSPORA SURGE: 125 CASES IN 13 STATES
Federal officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are now stepping in to assist health officials in 13 states in investigating a spike in cases of Cyclosporiasis, according to CIDRAP. Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal infection caused by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the parasite Cyclospora. In total, 125... Continue Reading
GMO Contamination of the Food Chain. Devastating Health Impacts. EU Food Safety Regulators Turn “A Blind Eye”
“Corporations as the dominant institution shaped by capitalist patriarchy thrive on eco-apartheid. They thrive on the Cartesian legacy of dualism which puts nature against humans. It defines nature as female and passively subjugated. Corporatocentrism is thus also androcentric – a patriarchal construction. The false universalism of man as conqueror and owner of the Earth has led …continue reading

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