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Two Commonly Used Crop Pesticides May Damage the Brains of Children & Unborn Babies

Two food crops pesticides may damage the brains of children and unborn babies, according to a safety watchdog alert. The suspect chemicals are used around the world on farms growing grapes, strawberries, lettuce, tomatoes, tea and oranges. They are part of a new group of pesticides called neonicotinoids, which are also used in some flea -->

Salmonella Warning for Vegetarians

Scientists have recently  traced a large outbreak of salmonella to tempeh, the popular meat substitute. We usually hear about recalls and outbreaks of salmonella in meat and poultry, however this newly discovered outbreak in the meat substitute, tempeh has sickened approximately 100 people in five states last year. A study found that the tempeh had -->

RECALL Green Valley Food Corp. Expands Recall to Include Additional Products

Green Valley Food Corp. is recalling approximately 35,159 cases of a variety of products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in infants, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms -->