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Texas Tech to Monitor Meat Products for Superbugs

In a reported bid to protect public health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enlisted a Texas Tech University food center to monitor commercially-sold meat for pathogens and superbugs.

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California: Warning Labels Coming to Bacon?

California is grappling with a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) that claims that consuming red meat and processed meat could increase the risk of cancer–and the state could soon require warning labels on popular food items like sausages and bacon as a result.

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Should I Stop Eating Meat? No Need, Experts Say

The UN’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat “probably” does too. Does this mean we should stop eating meat? By the IARC’s own account,

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Shark Bites Kayak, Kayaker Fights Back

Two fisherman on kayaks near San Diego last Thursday morning turned the tables on a mako shark intent who attacked one of the kayaks, reeling the shark in instead.

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MA Woman Hurls Pork Products at Police, Calling Them ‘Pigs’

A police officer working in the Framingham, MA Police Department got a belated Christmas present Friday morning: a young woman carrying a doughnut box filled with raw bacon and sausage allegedly hurled them at him and smeared the meat on the window in front of him. Lindsay McNamara, 24, who claimed God told her to go “feed the pigs,” was arrested immediately and charged with disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property.