Category Archive: human illness

Sep 14

“Downer Cows, the Meat Supply, and You”

On March 4, 2008, about 17 tons of potentially tainted and dangerous meat was dumped at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on the Waianae Coast of O’ahu.  We have photos and video of the dumping of the meat. According to media reports, Hawaii school cafeterias were instructed to store any raw and/or frozen beef they might …

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Sep 12

“Cause for Significant Concern”

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FSIS Notice No. 65-07,  issued October 12, 2007 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is titled “Notice of Reassessment for Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Control and Completion of a Checklist for all Beef Operations.” Strangely, this FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) Notice is for internal use only, i.e., not for release to the public.  Its …

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Sep 06

“What? No Cheesesteaks?”

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THE HONOLULU WEEKLY Vol. 14 , No. 24,  June 16 – 22, 2004   Two articles caught my attention in this week’s edition:  “The Zone” and “McGriddle Me This” (6/9).   “The Zone” highlighted three healthy-lifestyle books, and the latter critiqued a new movie exploring what happens to a man when he eats McDonald’s exclusively …

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