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Imported beef, pork will require no labeling

Imported beef, pork will require no labeling

It pays for consumers to read food labels but that is now a murkier quest because the concern about chicken now extends to beef and pork originating from other countries. Assertive consumers’ efforts to determine where their food comes from was further complicated recently when the president signed the Omnibus Bill in December 2015 which […]

Food globalization and your health

Food globalization and your health

Problems with tainted food don’t only affect children and adults; pets can be severely impacted also. Pets in the U.S. started getting sick or dying around 2008. According to the FDA website, as of Sept. 30, 2014, it has received approximately 5,000 complaints of illness associated with consumption of chicken, duck, or sweet potato jerky […]

USDA approves chicken from China

USDA approves chicken from China

After a back-and-forth years long trade and tariff war between the United States and China regarding beef , pork and chicken, the USDA in 2013 approved frozen chickens being shipped from the U.S., Chile and Canada to China for processing and returned to the U.S. in soups and nuggets. Read the full article in the […]