News tagged with contaminated food

Building cement 'prison' for old radioactive waste

The Cold War ended long ago, but its radioactive legacy still lingers in the water and soil of the western United States. Between 1950 and 1990, nuclear weapons materials production and processing at several federal facilities ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Environment
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How lead gets into urban vegetable gardens

One common mitigation approach is to build a raised bed and fill it with freshly composted, low-lead soil from elsewhere, right? Maybe not, according to researchers studying the mysterious case of the lead contamination found ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Environment
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FDA: only 2 egg farms so far show salmonella

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread beyond two Iowa farms, though a team of investigators is still trying to figure out ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in Health
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'Prewashed' Salad Still Needs Cleaning

(PhysOrg.com) -- For people trying to get in their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables, prepackaged green salads are an easy way to start a meal. But there’s growing concern that these convenient items aren’t ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Health
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