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Dairy factory linked to animal torture

Adirondack Farms, a dairy factory in New York, has been responsible for severe animal abuse investigators learned. While they tout their products as fresh and wholesome, the practices that go on behind the scenes are anything but.

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Dangerous bacteria found on meat in Michigan, and nationwide

Meat samples from Detroit-area supermarkets contained antibiotic-resistant Staphlococcus aurea bacteria, scientists at Wayne State University reported this week. But it's not just Michigan.

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Congress passes major food safety bill

Food safety advocates hailed the Senate move as the most sweeping reform of food safety in decades prompted by an alarming rise in the numbers of people who die or suffer illness from contaminated food.

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Popcorn, pizza and poison

Chemists had been looking for the likely origin of certain chemicals that appear as contaminants in human blood. Apparently, they're from food packaging.

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Factory farms exposed in recall of half billion eggs

WASHINGTON---The recall of half a billion eggs blamed in a nationwide salmonella outbreak has pushed to the top of the Senate agenda enactment of a long-stalled bill to strengthen federal food safety enforcement.

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Don’t eat that onion dip! FDA recall could balloon to biggest in history

Stop. Before you eat that honey mustard onion pretzel, did you know it could make you sick?

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Poultry companies on trial in film and courtroom

Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.

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E. coli deaths point to food safety failures

Two people have died and another 28 are ill after eating ground beef contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The deaths underscore the failures of the nation's food safety system.