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Earth Journal

Earth Journal by Ron Meador aims to clarify environmental issues in the news, lend proportion and perspective to competing claims, and engage MinnPost readers in exploring subjects that lie beyond the headlines — with a special emphasis on solutions to environmental challenges. 

As U.S. struggles with poultry-borne disease, other countries offer lessons

Food-borne illnesses afflict more than two million Americans a year. So why do we lag behind so many other countries in prevention?