Category Archives: food poisioning

Do You Eat Cookie Dough?


Do you eat your cookie dough as you are making cookies? Many people do especially this time of year. A new report shows there may be some awful germs lurking in ready-to-bake cookie dough. Scientists concluded that raw, ready-to-bake cookie dough was … Continue reading

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More E-Coli Alerts


There are more food recalls and alerts today due to e-coli concerns. Bagged salads from Ready Pac Foods have recalled their bag salads in 8 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Washington according to the FDA. Raw … Continue reading

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Salad Recall Due to Possible Salmonella


October 21, 2011 There is another food recall, this time salad sold in bags by Taylor Farms Retail Inc. in Salinas, California. Taylor Farms initaiated the request after a random test conducted showed signs of salmonella. The company is recalling 3,265 … Continue reading

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Is Tainted Seafood Reaching American’s Plates?


Seafood with infected or tainted with drugs and antibiotics have made their way into the United States.  Only about 2% of imported seafood is inspected, and only 0.1% is tested for banned drug residues, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), … Continue reading

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Deaths from Cantaloupes Rising


The death toll from the cantaloupes with listeria continues to rise in the US. The current total is at 16 with 72 ill to date. United States health official expect this number to climb in the coming weeks.  The deadly cantaloupes were … Continue reading

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Listeria Deaths from Cantaloupes Rises


The deaths from listeria haven risen to 8 and those infected in 14 different states continues to climb according to the CDC. Listeria infections can stay in the gut for up to two months before causing symptoms, CDC says, so … Continue reading

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Are Chickens to Blame for Infections Caused by Multi Drug Resistance?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com  In recent years there have been an alarming worldwide rise in the incidence of infections caused by a multiple drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria that produce extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs).  Now, researchers in the Netherlands have used molecular … Continue reading

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