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Pollution Cuts Crop Yields in India

November 3, 2014

According to the Guardian, "Air pollution in India has become so severe that yields of crops are being cut by almost half, scientists have found.

Researchers analysed yields for wheat and rice alongside pollution data, and concluded significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pol…

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Indian/Mexican Spices Source of Salmonella?

August 28, 2013

According to the NYTimes, imported spices may import more than flavor to US cooks.

"The United States Food and Drug Administration will soon release a comprehensive analysis that pinpoints imported spices, found in just about every kitchen in the Western world, as a surprisingly potent source of …

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