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Dr. Oz Finds "Toxic" Chemicals in Food Products (Part IV)

February 8, 2013 9:30 am | Videos

In part four of this four-part series, television's Dr. Oz sounds the alarm on what he calls "the dangerous chemicals you don't know you're eating." The TV doc talks with his guests about "hidden health threats" and "toxic chemicals" in well-known food and beverage brands.

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Dr. Oz Finds "Toxic" Chemicals in Food Products (Part III)

February 7, 2013 9:30 am | Videos

In part three of this four-part series, television's Dr. Oz sounds the alarm on what he calls "the dangerous chemicals you don't know you're eating." The TV doc talks with his guests about "hidden health threats" and "toxic chemicals" in well-known food and beverage brands.

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Dr. Oz Finds "Toxic" Chemicals in Food Products (Part II)

February 6, 2013 9:30 am | Videos

In part one of this three-part series, television's Dr. Oz sounds the alarm on what he calls "the dangerous chemicals you don't know you're eating." The TV doc talks with his guests about "hidden health threats" and "toxic chemicals" in well-known food and beverage brands.

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Dr. Oz Finds "Toxic" Chemicals in Food Products (Part I)

February 5, 2013 9:41 am | Videos

In part one of this three-part series, television's Dr. Oz sounds the alarm on what he calls "the dangerous chemicals you don't know you're eating." The TV doc talks with his guests about "hidden health threats" and "toxic chemicals" in well-known food and beverage brands.

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High Impact Tank Cleaning Machines

February 4, 2013 4:28 pm | by Gamajet | Videos

Reduce water and chemical usage, clean your tanks faster, and eliminate manual cleaning and ineffective spray balls. Try a Gamajet tank cleaning machine today.

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FDA's Standards for Produce Safety

February 4, 2013 9:52 am | Videos

FDAImports' CEO Ben England discusses regulatory oversight of produce processing by the FDA and how the agency's powers have expanded in this area since the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act. How will the agency's new rules impact the produce industry?

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A Slippery Business

February 1, 2013 9:54 am | Videos

The Deleware Valley Fish Company in Norristown, Pa., ships about one million pounds of eel per year. A third generation sniggler — or eel fisherman — Barry Kratchman is part of a niche market that helps support thousands of families in the Northeast.

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Farmers Get a Lesson in Produce Safety

January 31, 2013 11:00 am | Videos

Indiana farmers look to make a comeback after Chamberlain Farms, located in Owensville, Ind., was linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak last year. Food safety officials are hoping that new rules proposed this month requiring stricter sanitation standards for produce growers will help put farmers on the right track.

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Food Safety Lapses: The Human Toll

January 31, 2013 9:00 am | Videos

Arlene, a food poisoning victim, shares the story of her illness and recovery from salmonella poisoning. After eating undercooked eggs at a restaurant, Arlene became ill and was rushed to the hospital, where she was held for seven days.

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Putting Food Waste to Work

January 30, 2013 11:00 am | Videos

Christy Porter founded Hidden Harvest after learning that 40 percent of the nation's food supply goes to waste. The company in California's Coachella Valley "rescues" excess produce from farm fields and works to delivers it each month to 60,000 senior citizens and poor people in need of food.

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Dirty Conditions Caused Massive Peanut Butter Recall

January 30, 2013 9:00 am | Videos

FDA officials say the conditions inside the Georgia plant responsible for last year's massive peanut butter recall were an accident waiting to happen. The company allegedly retested samples positive for salmonella until getting a negative result — and then shipped the product to retailers.

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The Latest Studies on Superfoods

January 29, 2013 10:42 am | Videos

Superfoods are said to pack more than their share of nutrients, positively impacting the health of those who eat them. Three new studies take a peek into the foods that are keeping us healthy, making us smart and causing us to eat too much.

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Too Little Too Late for Food Safety Update?

January 29, 2013 9:50 am | Videos

In this indepth feature, food safety attorney Bill Marler talks with Kimberly Halkett of Aljazeera English about the state of food safety in the U.S., what new proposed FDA rules could mean for consumers and whether these new rules are coming too little too late.

FDA Proposes Food Label Updates

January 28, 2013 12:40 pm | Videos

As shoppers grow more interested in what's in their food, the FDA is proposing an update. The push for updates comes after consumers reported to the agency that labels can often be confusing, especially with regard to calorie and nutrition information.

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Food: From Trash to Treasure

January 25, 2013 4:39 pm | Videos

Hong Kong estimates that over 3,500 tons of food waste is generated each day in the city, which led the city to taking drastic action. Scientists, NGOs and the government are working together to turn food waste into bio-plastics and detergents.

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Counterfeit Foods Found on Grocery Shelves

January 25, 2013 12:00 pm | Videos

A new report reveals that the products on grocery shelves may not be what they seem. Food Fraud Detectives USP says counterfeit ingredients are on the rise across the food spectrum and can be found in products like olive oil, spices and fruit juices.

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Making M&Ms

January 25, 2013 10:00 am | Videos

Whole Foods CEO Talks Healthy Food

January 23, 2013 3:38 pm | Videos

Whole Foods recently made Fortune's list of the 100 best companies to work for. The company's CEO takes viewers on a tour of one of his stores, discussing nutrient density, local sourcing and sustainability — topics about which the company hopes to educate customers.

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YouTube Video Has Viewers Swearing Off Seafood

January 23, 2013 3:32 pm | Videos

What many are calling the first celebrity clam appeared recently in a YouTube video simply titled, "Clam Eats Salt." The video, which appears to be of the clam "licking" salt from a table, actually shows the animal exposing its strong, sensitive foot, and it has many taking a pass on seafood dishes.

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Mars: Sweet Employer

January 23, 2013 9:39 am | Videos

Mars was named to Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For." Fortune's David A. Kaplan interviews Debra A. Sandler, the president of Mars Chocolate North America, to find out what makes the processor of some of the world's most iconic candy brands so sweet to work for.

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