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EU lawyer calls for genetically-modified crop law exemption

09 Apr 2018 Featured News

Czech Advocate General Michal Bobek has said that genetically modified crops using certain mutagenesis techniques should be exempt from existing GM food regulations.

Study: Raw Pet Foods Pose Health Risks for Animals and Humans

09 Apr 2018 Featured News

A new study by Utrecht University in the Netherlands and published inVeterinary Record— a British scholarly journal—says that raw pet foods (available in fresh, frozen and dried varieties) can be contaminated with a plethora of pathogens—Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella. The raw meat in these pet foods are a danger not only to animals but human health is at stake as well.

All victims in New Jersey E. coli outbreak admitted to hospitals

08 Apr 2018 Featured News

An E. coli outbreak in New Jersey has a 100 percent hospitalization rate and is possibly linked to eating at Panera Bread, based on patient interviews.

PFAs, chemicals commonly found in household and everyday items, found to interfere with metabolism and body weight

07 Apr 2018 Featured News

A Harvard University study determined that high blood levels of obesogens – better known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a prevalent class of persistent chemicals – were linked with increased weight gains during latter parts of diets. According to its results, women were more vulnerable to PFA-connected obesity than men.