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Eco-Tip: The Incredible, Inedible Egg

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The FDA website has updated information on the recalled eggs and how to read egg cartons for recalled products. Just this morning, two new egg brands were added to the growing recall list. Some more tips: 1.  Cook Eggs Thoroughly: Cooking and baking generally kills salmonella, as long as eggs are cooked thoroughly. So soft…

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Perdue’s Chicken Labels — For the Birds

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In a February press release, poultry giant Perdue announced its latest breakthrough in corporate doublespeak: the company’s birds will now carry a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) “process verified” seal of approval, spending your hard-earned tax dollars to certify the company’s “humane” practices in factory farm poultry production. How does USDA select criteria for this…

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