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Cows graze on a farm near Hiruzen, Japan, in 2007. Meat from cows from a farm near the Fukushima nuclear power plant has been found to be radioactive.

Tokyo officials discovered that the meat of 11 cows from a Fukushima farm, which was about to be delivered, contained high levels of radiation, while radioactive meat of six other cows from the same farm was on the market. Read more»

Tons of imported fish laced with chemicals banned from the U.S. food supply, including carcinogens, are routinely showing up in this country and, state officials say, winding up on American dinner plates. Read more»

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s school meal program scores an A-plus for its strict safety standards for raw beef, but it gets sub-par grades for not testing other foods. Read more»

A porcupine puffer fish.

When a Chicago couple grew dangerously ill two years ago after eating a home-cooked fish dinner, Canadian scientists figured out what had sickened them by using a new genetic test. The Chicago couple — who recovered — had dined on poisonous puffer fish that had been mistakenly labeled as a safe monkfish. Read more»