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Asian Seafood Raised on Pig Feces Approved for U.S. Consumers

Posted By admin On October 12, 2012 @ 2:34 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen and William Bi
Bloomberg [1]
Oct 12, 2012

At Ngoc Sinh Seafoods Trading & Processing Export Enterprise, a seafood exporter onVietnam’s southern coast, workers stand on a dirty floor sorting shrimp one hot September day. There’s trash on the floor, and flies crawl over baskets of processed shrimp stacked in an unchilled room in Ca Mau.

Elsewhere in Ca Mau, Nguyen Van Hoang packs shrimp headed for the U.S. in dirty plastic tubs. He covers them in ice made with tap water that the Vietnamese Health Ministry says should be boiled before drinking because of the risk of contamination with bacteria. Vietnam ships 100 million pounds of shrimp a year to the U.S. That’s almost 8 percent of the shrimp Americans eat.

Using ice made from tap water in Vietnam is dangerous because it can spread bacteria to the shrimp, microbiologist Mansour Samadpour says, Bloomberg Markets magazine reports in its November issue.

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[4] Consumers demand labeling of GM salmon, if approved: http://www.prisonplanet.com/consumers-demand-labeling-of-gm-salmon-if-approved.html

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