Americans Surveyed on Horsemeat and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, bacon tied to early death, plus organic Chinese restaurants

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The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

How do chemicals get into our food? Even after one family went all-organic for five days, their BPA levels doubled. [HuffPo]

According to a poll, 32 percent of Americans think horsemeat-tainted products should be distributed to the poor. But people would also rather eat ostrich and alligator, but not dog meat. Never dogs. [YouGov]

A look at Behind the Kitchen Door, examining the exploitation of food workers in America. [KCET]

Sausage, bacon, and other processed meats have been found to be linked to early deaths. Not surprising, considering past studies finding links to pancreatic cancer. [Times of India]

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