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January 27, 2015

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6:53 AM | Surveys still suck: Consumer-reported handling of raw poultry products at home
Salmonella and Campylobacter cause an estimated combined total of 1.8 million foodborne infections each year in the United States. Most cases of salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis are associated with eating raw or undercooked poultry or with cross-contamination. Between 1998 and 2008, … Continue reading →

January 22, 2015

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5:31 PM | There’s DNA in food?! That’s disgusting!
This story is going around: Mandatory labels on foods containing DNA? 80% of Americans support that. According to a recent survey by the Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Economics, over 80% of Americans said they would support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA,” roughly the same number that support the mandatory labeling of GMO foods… Source: Doubtful News Related posts:Beware of traditional Chinese meds: Tests reveal nasty stuff in them […]

January 05, 2015

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8:00 AM | People with learning disabilities not getting free flu jabs at GP surgeries according to Mencap survey
This year, for the first time, people with learning disabilities were identified as a clinical risk group in the guidance for flu vaccinations, but a telephone survey carried out by Mencap suggested that many GP surgeries were not offering this free jab. The post People with learning disabilities not getting free flu jabs at GP surgeries according to Mencap survey appeared first on The Learning Disabilities Elf.
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