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U.S. Children Suffer From Federal Healthcare Policy - Validated Independent News

16.1 million children in the United States are currently living in poverty. Nearly one in four US children face hunger, lack of healthcare, and food …

Perdue responds to NYT column with animal welfare audit — Food industry to remove ‘vast majority’ of trans fat by 2017 — Bottled water heads for #1

<i>With help from Jenny Hopkinson, Jason Huffman and Chase Purdy</i><p><b>PERDUE RESPONDS TO NYT COLUMN WITH ANIMAL WELFARE AUDIT:</b> Perdue says the disturbing conditions at one of its poultry farms reported by the New York Times are not representative of the humane handling standards touted by the company in …

Agriculture

Free trade with U.S.? Europe balks at chlorine chicken, hormone beef.

ROSTRENEN, France — On a velvety green patch of the French countryside, organic farmer Jean Cabaret gave a little shudder. A looming trade deal with the United States, he fears, may make his worst culinary nightmare come true: an invasion of Europe by American “Frankenfoods.”<p>“Hormone-boosted beef. …

Chicken Contamination: Public Should Stop Buying Poultry

<i>Action is needed until Food Standards Agency gets a grip on the spread of campylobacter to chickens</i><p>The results of official tests of retail chicken …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

<b>Flame Retardant-Laced Soda<br>What it is:</b> The toxic flame retardant chemical brominated vegetable oil (BVO) was initially used to keep plastics from catching on fire.<p><b>Where it is:</b> For decades, the food industry has been adding it to certain sodas, juices, and sports drinks. BVO's purpose? To keep the …

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Copyright

Under Obama, you're more likely to go to jail for talking about torture, than for having tortured people

John Kiriakou is the only member of the Central Intelligence Agency imprisoned because of torture programs that saw people beaten, waterboarded, and …

Does corporate ownership lead to media bias? At least not in movie reviews, this study says » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: www.nber.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joshua Benton | November 10, 2014<p>Interesting new study (PDF) from Stefano DellaVigna of UC Berkeley and Johannes Hermle of the University of Bonn. From the abstract (emphasis mine):<p><b>Media outlets are increasingly owned by conglomerates, inducing a conflict of</b> …

Psychiatrist says suspect in slaying of bylaw officer was actively psychotic

CALGARY — A psychiatrist says a dog breeder was “actively psychotic” and probably didn’t realize he was doing anything wrong when he killed a bylaw …

Crime