Is the food your'e buying safe? Watch out for "off" brands -

According to a Yahoo article, many foods are not exactly what we think, and store brands or "off" brands are more likely to have fraud than trusted brands. One reason is the source of those low-priced or store brands, often from foreign countries. Remember the toxic non-food additives we heard about in baby formula from China? Read the article and decide for yourself.

"Currently, imports account for 85% of seafood, 39% of fruits and nuts and 18% of vegetables. That leads to great variety, but also increased risk from less rigorous food safety practices in other countries, says Clare Narrod, the risk analysis program manager for the University of Maryland...."

http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/yshoppingarticles/880/8-food-fra...

Views: 42

Comment

You need to be a member of San Pedro News Pilot to add comments!

Join San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro News Pilot by email - sign up!

Delivered by FeedBurner

What is the SanPedroNewsPilot.com?

The SanPedroNewsPilot.com is the social network and information outlet for San Pedro.

Want to keep up with the news in San Pedro, become a member.


 

Membership has its privileges!

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.
• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of the new storefront or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

Heather Caine might attend Heather Caine's event
Thumbnail

Make You Own Body Butter at San Pedro Library

December 19, 2017 from 3:30pm to 5pm
Make your own natural cinnamon and vanilla body lotion. Great for last minute holiday gifts.http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/make-your-own-body-butterSee More
16 hours ago
Heather Caine promoted Heather Caine's event Make You Own Body Butter
16 hours ago
Heather Caine posted events
16 hours ago
Heather Caine promoted Heather Caine's event An Irish Christmas
17 hours ago
Heather Caine promoted Lisa's event The Night Before The Night Before Christmas - holiday comedy
17 hours ago
Heather Caine promoted Heather Caine's event Seussical - The Musical
17 hours ago
Heather Caine promoted Heather Caine's event Harbor Community Clinic Toy Drive
yesterday
Heather Caine posted events
yesterday

© 2017   Created by San Pedro News Pilot.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service