Illegal marijuana farms are poisoning Pacific fish “Don't touch any bottles or cans you find,” Craig Thompson told us as we wound our way through oak and manzanita. “And if anything looks fresh, tell me.” Thompson is a research ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service and has been studying fisher populations in California for years, but it's in the last six that his job has gotten a lot more complicated — and dangerous
Mafia behind explosion of food crime in Italy.When it comes to knock-offs of Italian classics -- you probably think of fake Guccis and Pradas -- not food. But last month, police in Italy nabbed 7,000 tons of phony olive oil. Much of it was bound for American stores. The oil was from.
Paper box chemicals no longer considered safe by FDA for contact with food The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Monday announced it plans to publish a final rule banning three chemicals used in many pizza boxes and other food packaging. In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Food Safety, the Breast Cancer Fund, the Center for Environmental Health,..
Anti-inflammatory drug and gut bacteria have a dynamic interplay An NSAID changed the composition and diversity of gut microbes, which in turn shaped how the drug is broken down and ultimately, cut its effectiveness, researchers report at the conclusion of an animal study