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13 Ways the EU Beats the U.S. on Food Safety

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13 Ways the EU Beats the U.S. on Food Safety

How does the U.S. stack up against the European Union (EU) on food safety issues? In addition to restrictions on pesticide use in food production, the EU also has remarkably different standards when it comes to matters such as GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals and other additives. The editors of YES! Magazine created this great infographic highlighting 13 ways "Europe does food production safer, cleaner and kinder."  

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