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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 06:45 PM
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33. oh, you know it depakid
I do look for things made in the USA but it is hard, very hard to find
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  -Walmart Pulls Contaminated Frozen Catfish From China jakem  Apr-28-07 10:50 PM   #0 
  - why is Wal-mart or anybody else importing catfish?  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-28-07 10:51 PM   #1 
  - yes the US has lots of catfish  bambino   Apr-28-07 11:17 PM   #6 
  - Yes, we have catfish.  donco6   Apr-28-07 11:23 PM   #8 
  - Maybe their mucky tasting catfish is better than our mucky tasting catfish.  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-29-07 05:20 PM   #23 
  - Their catfish is cheaper that's what it is! Supermarket buy the cheapest on the world wide market  demo dutch   Apr-30-07 08:04 PM   #72 
  - I was told by the owner of a catfish restaurant on another forum  Raksha   Apr-29-07 07:36 PM   #42 
  - That was what I wondered as well. There are even catfish farms  WePurrsevere   Apr-29-07 04:05 PM   #22 
  - when i lived in Texas we actually used to fish for catfish and usually caught many  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-29-07 07:33 PM   #41 
  - It must be really cheap to import.  DesertRat   Apr-29-07 05:53 PM   #31 
  - Corporate Greed...  Cobalt Violet   Apr-29-07 09:45 PM   #49 
  - What else does Wal-Mart sell that is contaminated?  LiberalFighter   Apr-28-07 10:53 PM   #2 
  - well last year my Mom had to return a watering hose tap made in China of lead from walmart  Shallah   Apr-29-07 05:28 PM   #26 
     - I just bought a hose pipe nozzle from Lowe's that said "wash hands after handling!"  piedmont   Apr-29-07 06:59 PM   #36 
        - Did you know that it is legal for LEAD to be in kids lunchboxes too? Made in China of course  Shallah   Apr-29-07 07:20 PM   #38 
           - Thanks for that link!  AllyCat   Apr-29-07 08:01 PM   #45 
           - yep different manufactuering standards, safety and labor standards for workers, etc.  Shallah   Apr-29-07 09:23 PM   #48 
           - I'm pretty disgusted with all of this  piedmont   Apr-30-07 11:31 AM   #59 
           - Newt (contract-on-America) said in the early 90s that we couldn't  candice   Apr-30-07 12:49 PM   #64 
           - America can't compete against countries with little to no safety, labor, environmental regs.  Shallah   Apr-30-07 05:37 PM   #67 
           - When I worked for CVS, the store carried cups, dishes,  Kool Kitty   Apr-30-07 08:23 PM   #73 
              - They are letting it in dishes too now? And people worry about TV/Video games etc dumb down kids  Shallah   May-01-07 12:47 AM   #74 
  - China owns our debt  Erika   Apr-28-07 11:03 PM   #3 
  - Yes China is only second to Japan - link  Shallah   Apr-29-07 05:25 PM   #25 
  - This Chinese crap  StarryNite   Apr-28-07 11:05 PM   #4 
  - can we PLEASE stop importing f***ing CRAP from China?  Skittles   Apr-28-07 11:05 PM   #5 
  - Everyone should do everything they can  Wilson 1911A1   Apr-29-07 05:21 PM   #24 
     - Try finding things NOT made in China  depakid   Apr-29-07 05:38 PM   #28 
     - oh, you know it depakid  Skittles   Apr-29-07 06:45 PM   #33 
     - Welcome to DU!  MLFerrell   Apr-29-07 07:40 PM   #43 
     - That's getting harder and harder to do  MGD   Apr-29-07 11:25 PM   #52 
  - Once again companies like Wal-Mart will lay the blame on their  whistle   Apr-28-07 11:22 PM   #7 
  - I just want to throw my hands up at this BS  lovuian   Apr-28-07 11:24 PM   #9 
  - And the Shrub is worried about Canadian pharmaceuticals?  donco6   Apr-28-07 11:24 PM   #10 
  - Catfish from China? In Alabama? The State next door to Mississippi?  loindelrio   Apr-28-07 11:33 PM   #11 
  - Alabama produces catfish too  sandnsea   Apr-29-07 01:07 AM   #17 
  - I'd bet that Alabama ranks second only to MS in catfish production.  piedmont   Apr-29-07 07:00 PM   #37 
  - Ban all Chinese food imports  kurth   Apr-28-07 11:34 PM   #12 
  - There would be NOTHING left  Karenina   Apr-29-07 05:34 PM   #27 
     - Haha! I've been saying this for twenty years.  Gregorian   Apr-29-07 05:43 PM   #29 
  - No one should be shopping at Wal Mart, anyway  kaygore   Apr-29-07 12:04 AM   #13 
  - Walmart sells poisoned food from china now.  The_Casual_Observer   Apr-29-07 12:35 AM   #14 
  - Lately, I have become more afraid of shopping in my grocery store  tsuki   Apr-29-07 12:39 AM   #15 
  - More Double Speak  CHIMO   Apr-29-07 12:53 AM   #16 
  - You should be  sandnsea   Apr-29-07 01:10 AM   #18 
  - Do you have a local farmer's market?  candice   Apr-30-07 12:42 PM   #62 
  - The South African pet food recall involved a company  rumpel   Apr-29-07 03:09 AM   #19 
  - and so why I am I laughing?  NJCher   Apr-29-07 10:49 AM   #20 
  - Some? How big of them! n/t  MasonJar   Apr-29-07 03:57 PM   #21 
  - Pet Food Recall has spread to Alpo  JPZenger   Apr-29-07 05:43 PM   #30 
  - Catfish is a filthy "bottom feeder"  ohio2007   Apr-29-07 06:14 PM   #32 
  - So are lobster and crabs. n/t  FlaGranny   Apr-30-07 02:44 PM   #65 
  - Are there NOT enough catfish farms in the Southeastern US....  ingac70   Apr-29-07 06:50 PM   #34 
  - Melissa and Doug toys from China  AllyCat   Apr-29-07 06:51 PM   #35 
  - I'm officially not putting ANYTHING into my body anymore that  kestrel91316   Apr-29-07 07:30 PM   #39 
  - The thing is, there is NO way for you to know what country(ies) the ingredients in your food come  kath   Apr-29-07 10:16 PM   #51 
     - I don't buy much bread. I bake my own, and wheat gluten isn't on the  kestrel91316   Apr-30-07 11:25 AM   #58 
        - I've been considering the merits of revving up the ol' breadmaker around here -  kath   Apr-30-07 12:17 PM   #61 
           - I've got a breadmaker, too. It's called "Dos Manos".  kestrel91316   Apr-30-07 04:42 PM   #66 
              - Heh - I know what you mean, and thought of that. Bread IS better made by hand,  kath   Apr-30-07 06:01 PM   #69 
  - WHO shops at walmart? WHY are we outsourcing catfish?  happygoluckytoyou   Apr-29-07 07:32 PM   #40 
  - Hahahah!!!  AllyCat   Apr-29-07 07:57 PM   #44 
  - Well, a couple of things, NOT that I support importing catfish...  karlrschneider   Apr-29-07 08:12 PM   #46 
     - US Farm-Raised Catfish  Speedracer   May-07-07 09:22 AM   #75 
  - WTF? Why is Walmart purchasing Catfish from China?  greblc   Apr-29-07 09:03 PM   #47 
  - Greed, greed, greed and greed.  Cobalt Violet   Apr-29-07 09:48 PM   #50 
  - It won't be long until Chinese fish is more poisonous than American fish  MGD   Apr-29-07 11:29 PM   #53 
  - China is heavily polluted... If you saw the water, you wouldn't  JCMach1   Apr-30-07 12:37 AM   #56 
     - and the air is polluted like a bad sci-fi movie...  candice   Apr-30-07 12:46 PM   #63 
  - they have frozen tilapia from china at our local albertson's  bedazzled   Apr-29-07 11:35 PM   #54 
  - I bought some tilapia  there-s a   Apr-30-07 12:16 AM   #55 
  - No offense intended, but that's exactly the problem.  piedmont   Apr-30-07 11:53 AM   #60 
  - Medline on Tilpaia from China - PCBs, Heavy Metals - 1 fish had 8 times safe level Pb  Shallah   Apr-30-07 05:44 PM   #68 
  - I buy our fish fresh from Hannafords - a company based in Maine.  Vinca   Apr-30-07 07:19 AM   #57 
  - When you sit down to eat  marions ghost   Apr-30-07 06:11 PM   #70 
  - One more reason NEVER to buy imported foods, maybe only from Europe where laws are strict!  demo dutch   Apr-30-07 07:58 PM   #71 
 

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