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Sodium consumption high among US children

A new report from CDC confirms not only do 90 percent of US children eat more than their recommended amounts of sodium, but 40 percent of sodium comes from just 10 common foods.

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Health professionals push for reduction of sodium in diets

Citing a need to lower blood pressure and prevent death from heart disease, health officials and government representatives are gearing up to reduce the high levels of sodium in US consumers’ diets.

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Norovirus leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food

Eighty-one percent of norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food happen in the food service industry according to a vital signs report by CDC.

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CDC, IDFA take a stand against raw milk

Both the CDC and IDFA urge public officials to support pasteurization

With a number of consumers flocking to farmers markets and reaching for natural products at the grocery store, the CDC is urging public officials and consumers to consider the dangers of consuming raw milk or unpasteurized dairy products.

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CDC says trans fat reduction efforts slowed over time

Progress varied by food type and parent company.

Because consuming trans fat is harmful even at low levels, researchers urged manufacturers to renew efforts to discontinue or reformulate products containing them.

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Tyson Foods

CDC: Tyson Foods chlorine gas incident due to employee language barrier

Spanish-language employee couldn’t read warnings on chemical barrels.
Tyson Foods disputes the findings, saying the employee was misidentified.
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E. Coli

Organic Spinach and Spring Mix Blend Linked to E. Coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Admnistration are investigating.
The Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Admnistration are investigating.
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Source of E. coli O145 infection still a mystery

So far, source is unknown, and there have been no recalls.
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Ground beef recall hits Wyalusing, PA plant

This is not the first recall for this particular facility.
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Mysterious outbreak hits six states

The last E. coli O145 outbreak was caused by lettuce in 2010.
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