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“food safety”

Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2015 11:15 AM ET // AFP
Over 100,000 tonnes of chicken wings, beef and pork, some from 40 years ago and rotting, were on the way to restaurants.
Jun 23, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Trans fats are a good first step, but many food safety advocates are looking for a bigger leap.
Mar 20, 2015 11:29 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Attorneys General from several states have launched a crackdown on unregulated herbal supplements.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Jun 20, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Getting your kabob on wheels is just as safe -- or safer -- as buying it at the kabob shop, suggests a survey of safety inspections in major cities.
Jun 6, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
In several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what's considered safe.
Jun 2, 2014 11:31 AM ET
It's obviously disgusting to contemplate -- who wants to see hair in their food? -- but is the occasional stray follicle in a plate of foodstuff really going to harm you?
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