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China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

...a. The United States last week added farm-raised fish and shrimp to its growing list of Chinese products deemed unsafe for US consumers. Reports of problems with other Chinese goods has put the spotlight on the quality of China's exports generally. Omi said food exporting countries must adopt self-r...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...tible to Listeria, opens the door for the meat and fish industry to apply LISTEX(TM). Earlier this month, the Dutch designated inspection office SKAL confirmed the 'organic' status of LISTEX(TM) under EU law, as a result of which it can be used in the EU in regular and organic products. EBI Food Safety'...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...Gills: Pollution in Great Lakes Fish, analyzed the fish advisories published by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for four species of fish in 13 locations across the Great Lakes. Many types of popular sports fish found in the Great Lakes...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...tened livelihoods of local communities by reducing fish populations, fouling hydroelectric power turbines,...volutionary biology because of its diverse cichlid fish populations, and it has provided livelihoods for humans for many thousands of years. With no natur...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...y on vegetables, soy-based products and freshwater fish to a diet labelled "western" that includes a greater proportion of meat, saltwater fish and shellfish, milk, bread, candy and desserts. The study, which involved 1,602 breast cancer case...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...penguins living in Antarctica switched from eating fish to krill (shrimp-like marine invertebrate animals)...trogen in the shells with the proportions found in fish and krill, the researchers could tell what the birds had been eating. According to Emslie, the pe...

Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

Some African fish signal their amorous intentions by exchanging burs...ch has been reported by National Geographic, these fish produce weak electrical fields using specialized organs in their tails. Until now, the love life ...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...y on vegetables, soy-based products and freshwater fish to a diet labelled "western" that includes a greater proportion of meat, saltwater fish and shellfish, milk, bread, candy and desserts. The study, which involved 1,602 breast cancer case...

Uncooked Fish may Cause Liver Cancer

An age old preference for eating uncooked fish dishes like koi-pla puts people in SE Asia at risk of ingesting trematodes that can cause a type of liver cancer called cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts), say researchers in this weeks PLoS Medicine. Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University...

Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells

...ial toxin long used to control species of invasive fish in lakes has been found to selectively inhibit two "survival proteins in cancer cells. The research is a first step toward developing a molecularly-targeted drug that could eliminate cellular-level resistance to multiple types of chemotherapy and ...

Food Poisoning at the Chicago Food Festival

...out eating raw or cooked meat, poultry, cold cuts, fish and eggs....

Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN

... of the industrial chemical melamine in animal and fish feed and the unauthorized use of certain veterinary drugs in intensive aquaculture. The agencies blamed a lack of knowledge of food safety requirements as well as "the illegal or fraudulent use of ingredients including unauthorized food additives or ...

Nemcova Turns Veggie to Save Fish

...out the extinction of fishes. "I read that if we fish the way we fish, in 2048 there will be no more fish left, which is pretty soon. So it's a statement," Contactmusic quoted Nemcova, as saying. The Czec...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

..., catfish and eel -- were produced by unregistered fish farms. However, he repeated China's position that foreign media were sowing panic by covering the food product scares. "Most reports have been factual, but some fail to present the full story," he said. In a sign of the growing foreing concern,...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

...with carbon dioxide to help boost algae growth for fish farming, This box can be used for cars, buses, lorries. It can also be used at and buildings and heavy industry, including power plants. The box can be built small enough to replace a car exhaust that will last for a full tank of petrol. At the momen...

Paris Hilton Gorging Roast Beef, Spaghetti and Meatballs in the Slammer!

...beef, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken nuggets and fish that others would never get. The jailbird has recently been shifted to the medical clinic of the women's jail in Lynwood, California, from a Los Angeles jail hospital and is putting up alone in an eight-bed ward for which other prisoners 'have to b...

Toxic Algae Pose New Health Scare in China

...wed attack from toxic algae that destroy plant and fish life and threaten humans in the country's latest pollution scare, state media reported on Sunday . New satellite pictures of eastern China show the blue-green foul-smelling algae spreading in Taihu and Chaohu lakes, the Workers Daily newspaper said. ...

China to Overhaul Food Safety Rules

...tainted dietary supplements and toxic cosmetics to fish and herbal teas in recent months for poor hygiene standards. China retorted earlier this month by returning health pill and food shipments from the United States for not reaching minimum safety standards, while also rejecting American pistachio nut...

Polluted Chinese River Hospitalises 61

... Wednesday. The victims, who had collected dead fish or washed their clothes in the Jindong River in eastern Anhui province on Tuesday, felt a burning sensation on their skin a few hours later, Xinhua news agency reported. The report, citing the local government, said an oily substance could be seen ...

Global Climate Change and Toxic Chemicals: A Potentialy Lethal Combination

...harmful reciprocal relationship on four freshwater fish are explored in a new study published in the lates...l chemical and a component in plant extracts. Four fish species, dwelling in different habitats in Australia, were selected for the tests. As demonstrated...

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