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Imported food from China loaded with chemicals, dyes, pesticides and fake ingredients

(NaturalNews) Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either. Even when they inspect a shipment, they rarely test it for heavy metals, pesticides, PCBs or other toxic contaminants.

Mark A. Kastel, Senior Farm Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute, added emphasis to this point as he testified this week in The House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, saying, "We don't trust, for good reason, the Chinese to supply ingredients for our dog and cat food. Why should we trust Chinese exporters for the food that we are feeding our children and families?"

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More generally, we should be

More generally, we should be asking why it's necessary to import foods from beyond your neighborhood or town.

http://eatlocalgrown.com/

Sure all we need is another government agency

the FDA needs to concentrate on seed savers and raw milk farmers.

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and the fda (aka our gov't)

approves it!

wake up, America!

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Chinese food is starting

to get embedded in everyday American life, stop it before its too late.

Food made in China is a joke and poison.

agreed

I hear for example garlic from China is toxic.

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