Tox Tuesday: How were Seattle’s mussels contaminated with opioids?

Earlier this year, mussels fished from Puget Sound — the beautiful ocean inlet in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Washington — tested positive for opioids.

No, the shellfish weren’t doing drugs. Rather, unprecedented levels of opioid prescriptions and opioid abuse have caused even the environment to be affected.

Opioid usage, both legitimate […]

Tox Tuesday: Oral fluid testing update

To combat issues of paruris, or shy bladder syndrome, as well as a way to improve the accuracy and timing of results, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has proposed adding oral fluid drug testing as an approved testing method for use in federal workplace testing and other workplace settings.

Currently urine […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

States killing the most animals for food – USA Today The United States consumes the most meat per capita of any nation in the world. As of 2009, Americans consumed an […]

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