Natural GMOs Part 83: Natural biology comes with no guarantee of safety

Scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli, grown in culture and adhered to a cover slip:Image: National Institutes of Health (part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services)/Public domain.Natural GMOs can be really really bad and fundamentally unsafe, because…

The lethal elephant in the room: Real risks in our food

Even as speculation about imaginary risks of GM foods continues, particularly among some organic sector enthusiasts, real food risks in the food chain remain unmanaged. Exposure of fresh vegetable produce to manure is a case in point. Pathogenic Escherichia coli…

Major suspects for bee colony collapse disorder –namely insect viruses– are widespread among pollinating insects in general

GMOs have been blamed by anti-GM activists for bee colony collapse disorder. But there are other likely explanations for bee colony losses -- including viruses that affect insects, and which spread in pollen. Consider this news on the topic:Public release…

Choose meat and other foods by levels of microbial contamination? I’d like to see that!

Whole Foods safety sucks but they care …21.nov.10barfblogDoug Powellhttp://www.barfblog.com/blog/145226/10/11/21/whole-foods-safety-sucks-they-care-%E2%80%A6I bought a turkey yesterday for Thursday’s Thanksgiving food orgy – 15 pounds at $0.68 per pound at Dillions supermarket in Manhattan (Kansas).We usually don’t go anywhere because the town is more…

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