food safety

Michael Pollan
7:10 am
Mon November 3, 2014

WSW: Michael Pollan on Food's Connection to Health, Environment and Culture

Credit U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wikimedia Commons


Michael Pollan says our current food system is not a product of the "free market." 

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6:51 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Lawsuit Says Contaminated Meat Made WMU Student Sick

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Previous report identified the young woman as a Kalamazoo College student
KALAMAZOO, MI - A Western Michigan University student has filed suit against a Detroit meat-packing plant claiming she was badly sickened last month by an E. coli outbreak that prompted the company to recall 1.8 million pounds of ground beef.
7:48 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Kalamazoo College Students Sues Over Ground Beef Contamination

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Woman ate hamburger at two restaurants in Southeast Michigan
A Kalamazoo college student, Rachel Tamminga, 22, has filed a lawsuit against Wolverine Packing Co. after she said she was hospitalized for six days with E. Coli O157:H7 poisoning. She had eaten hamburger at two Farmington-area restaurants, according to the complaint filed in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court
SW Michigan
7:51 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Beef From Detroit Plant Recalled

Credit WMUK

1.8-million pounds of beef sold for use in restaurants is being recalled because of possible e-coli contamination. 

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Farm City
9:09 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

WSW: City Life on the Farm

Urban garden in Chicago
Credit Linda from Chicago/Wikicommons

Author Novella Carpenter says she grew up in the environment of "grow your own food." 

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