Humans Eat Dirt to Shield the Stomach

Humans Eat Dirt to Shield the Stomach

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Faith Durand
Jun 7, 2011

In today's food news, via our friends at Food News Journal: Live Science takes a look at geophagy, the practice of eating dirt. Plus, 50 great Portuguese wines, and in a surprising reversal, Germany announces that sprouts were not to blame in the E. coli outbreak.

Read on for more news of the day via Food News Journal.

E. Coli Outbreak Source Not Found In Sprouts - Huff Post/AP
Rise of the Superbacteria - Newsweek
New Moms Sell Excess Breast Milk for Cash on Internet - ABC News
British Govt's terrifying warning to supermarkets - Daily Mail
Irradiation Underused To Fight E. Coli In Foods - NPR
Humans Eat Dirt to Shield the Stomach - Live Science
Information is Beautiful: Plenty More Fish In The Sea? - Guardian
What People Really Think of the USDA's 'MyPlate' - Esquire
50 Great Portuguese wines, 2011 - Jamie Goode's Wine Blog
E.Coli won't have 'Significant Impact' on organic food - Bloomberg

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