food safety 22 results

Consider the Source: COOL Feds in the Act

Amidst all the gloom and doom, including a Wall Street Journal front page report of possible food pricing collusionfor tomatoes and eggs, coming on the heels of dairy and citrus probes (while record food prices are being seen and felt), there is a ray of hope. Starting in a few weeks, September 30, 2008, supermarkets and other big food retailers will have to start labeling certain foods with their country of origin, including meats, produce, nuts and some others -- affectionately referred to as ...

Don’t Poo Where You Eat

It's disgusting really (ok, we've seen dogs gobble up the stuff but even on the Internet, we're not dogs). Except it's not as far-fetched as one would hope. The fact is, when you eat, you must Consider the Source.In many parts of the world, crops are fertilized with night soilwhich sounds way better than it actually is, which is basically the always-ready poo fertilizer that's the "end-product" of what we eat. Maybe it's safe, probably not, but no matter what, it's gross. Ask yourself, do ...