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Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Hundreds of people may have been infected by the Hepatitis (HEV) virus after buying pork from Tesco’s, it has been reported. Researchers at Public Health England (PHE) assessed the shopping habits of 60 people infected with hepatitis E, or HEV, and found that the consumption of ham and sausages from the supermarket was a recurring feature. PHE has been under[Read More...]

USA Government backs GMO fruits

USA Government backs GMO fruits

It has recently been reported that genetically modified apples have been approved by the industry-corrupted USDA. They of course are only affecting citizens in the USA at the moment, but it could only be a matter of time before it starts to crop up in other countries as well. According to the press release from Food and Water Watch: “The[Read More...]

The majority of supermarket chicken is infected with the deadly food poisoning bug Campylobacter

FSA: Deadly bacteria has contaminated two-thirds of supermarket chicken

The majority of supermarket chicken sold in the UK carries the deadly food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the government’s Food Standards Agency (FSA). It published a new retail survey which tested samples of raw chicken bought at all the leading UK supermarkets and at butchers in the spring of this year. The results showed that 59% of birds carried[Read More...]

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Genetically modified (GM) crops could be grown in England as early as next year after the government backed an EU vote to allow pesticide-resistant food to be planted in member states. Although other countries were given the option to ban GM crops, the UK government has opted to bring them into this country anyway. Campaigners say that the arrival of[Read More...]

Leicester City Council calls for action over contaminated meat

Leicester City Council calls for action over contaminated meat

Leicester City Council is considering taking action against meat vendors in the city after an extensive investigation revealed that nearly half of all meat in the area contained ingredients from an “undeclared species”. In what promises to be a follow-up to the 2013 horse meat scandal, the council found widespread contraventions of food labelling law. It launched a citywide meat[Read More...]