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Check your freezers — this is one nasty cause of food poisoning.
The CDC is advising consumers not to eat romaine lettuce due to a multi-state outbreak of food poisoning caused by E. coli and linked to the produce.
The CDC, USDA, and public health officials in a number of states are investigating an outbreak of drug-resistant *Salmonella* linked to raw turkey products.
Researchers have identified a compound that strongly inhibits botulinum neurotoxin, the most toxic compound known and potential bioweapon without an antidote.
The FDA is working with a number of companies on a voluntary recall of certain products due to possible Salmonella contamination, including crackers.
People fail to wash their hands correctly before eating a whopping 97 percent of the time, raising the risk for cross-contamination of foods and kitchen surfaces and spreading foodborne illness, according to the U.S.D.A.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other U.S. health agencies are continuing to investigate a multi-state outbreak of E. coli (Escherichia coli) that has sickened at least 98 people.
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Learn what this harmful bacteria is and how you can help prevent it in your home.
The recent outbreak of salmonella in some brands of Trader Joe’s peanut butter and their subsequent recall, begs the question of what exactly happens before a product is recalled off the shelves due to a foodborne contaminant. It turns out, a whole l...