Articles by Jill Richardson


A Toxic Cocktail

December 18, 2013 | Shrimp is often farmed in ponds that are treated with a list of chemicals that's bound to make you lose your appetite for America's No. 1 seafood.


Save the Turkeys

November 20, 2013 | Our fast-growing, heavy-breasted birds can't even mate anymore.

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Meat So Cheap You Could Die

October 16, 2013 | Even under normal conditions, as the latest tainted chicken scare illustrates, we're giving food safety short shrift.


Why Are We Eating in the Dark?

October 2, 2013 | Big Food has made darn sure that the government doesn't make companies mention genetically engineered foods on their labels.


The USDA’s Reckless Plan

September 11, 2013 | The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation.