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Canadian meat bypasses inspections – but is it safe?

September 20, 2012

Food & Water Watch, along with other members of the Safe Food Coalition, are urging U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to immediately stop a pilot program that eliminates border inspection of meat products from Canada.


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Report IDs key strategies to reduce 'Weight of the Nation'

May 8, 2012

America's progress in arresting its obesity epidemic has been too slow, and the condition continues to erode productivity and cause millions to suffer from potentially debilitating and deadly chronic illnesses, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.


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Are you ready for these 10 sustainability megaforces?

April 11, 2012

According to KMPG here are 10 global sustainability trends that may impact business over the next two decades:


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Doctors need to talk to patients about nutrition, says AMA head

March 26, 2012

Americans are eating too little of the right things and too much of the wrong things -- and it's time for their doctors to do something about it, according to the president of the American Medical Association (AMA).


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Poultry companies would police themselves under new plan

Ag Department would no longer inspect plants
March 14, 2012

The USDA says it's getting out in front of potential worker safety implications of a plan aimed at speeding up processing but that shouldn't be it's only concern, according to a watchdog group.


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Stress eating:” Another bowl of ice cream, please!

March 2, 2012

There is much truth behind the phrase "stress eating." Stress, the hormones it unleashes, and the effects of high-fat, sugary "comfort foods" push people toward overeating.


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The forgotten 1 billion: a global perspective on health

January 13, 2012

A globally-focused research organization is using recent news reports about the planet's population topping 7 billion to remind people that a significant portion of that total is in desperate need.


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Report says food safety threats overwhelm regulators

October 4, 2011

Every year millions of Americans are sickened, and thousands die, from foodborne diseases.


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