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Food Poisoning

The Health Risk Your Celebrity Cookbook Fails To Mention

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.05.2017 | Taste

Want to avoid joining the 48 million Americans who get food poisoning every year? Don’t expect your cookbook to help. Most top cookbooks don’t gi...

There's 'No F**king Way' Gordon Ramsay Will Eat Airplane Food

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.30.2017 | Travel

Airplane food isn’t typically considered savory, and neither is Gordon Ramsay. Put the two together and you’ve got a recipe for Ramsay’s signatu...

Why The 2-Million Pound Ready-To-Eat Chicken Recall Is Extra Risky

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living

About 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled because the meat could be undercooked. But what types of bacteria could be ...

Drug-Resistant Outbreak Linked To Livestock Used In 4-H Projects

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living

A salmonella Heidelberg outbreak sickened 21 people this year, landing eight of them in the hospital, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro...

Why Sprouts Are Especially Good At Harboring Dangerous Bacteria

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Sprouts may sound cute, but the tiny greens have sickened more than 2,500 people and caused 186 hospitalizations and three deaths in the past two deca...

Be Wary Of The 'Juice' At The Bottom Of Your Salad Bag

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.21.2016 | Healthy Living

When your unopened salad package starts collecting a clear liquid slime at the bottom of the bag, you might want to throw it out. New stomach-turning...

Why You're Noticing More Ice Cream Recalls These Days

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living

So far this year, 11 ice cream manufacturers have recalled products over concern that the dangerous Listeria monocytogenes bacterium, commonly known a...

Your Body Is Wiser Than You May Know

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease." ~ Voltaire There is nothing quite like a serious bout with food...

This Is Why Ice Cream Keeps Getting Recalled

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Nestlé is recalling several of its iconic Drumstick ice cream cone products because they could be contaminated with Listeria. But exactly how do thes...

Why Frozen Waffles With Listeria Can Still Be Dangerous, Even After Heating

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Kellogg announced on Monday that it is recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to possible contamination with...

Why You Might Want To Microwave And Refreeze Your Frozen Berries

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Nearly 90 people in seven states have become sick in an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries imported from Egypt, according to the Ce...

It's Taking Way Too Long For The FDA To Recall Tainted Food

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration is too slow to order companies to recall tainted foods, leaving people at ri...

Quaker Recalls Granola Bars In The Face Of Listeria Worries

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living

The Quaker Oats Company, a unit of PepsiCo Inc, on Monday announced a voluntary U.S. recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars due ...

When I Poisoned my Son and Learnt a Lesson in Forgiveness

Sunaina Vohra | Posted 05.09.2016 | Parents
Sunaina Vohra

On our trip to Sri Lanka a couple of months ago my son discovered the joys of warm gooey bread and butter pudding and when we came back he asked me to...

This Is Why It's Racist To Call 'Ethnic' Restaurants 'Gross'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.15.2017 | Taste

If someone were to walk up to you on the street and ask what type of food is most likely to give you food poisoning, what would you say? Well, if your...

What Chipotle Needs To Do To Win Back Its Customers For Good

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday that it has wrapped up its probe of Chipotle’s E. coli outbreaks, declaring them to ...

CDC Expected To Declare End To Chipotle's E. Coli Outbreak

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living

The E. coli outbreak that affected dozens of Chipotle Mexican Grill customers in nine states last year is expected to be declared over as soon as Mond...

6 Things A Food Poisoning Expert Refuses To Eat

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.23.2017 | Healthy Living

As you might imagine, spending a career thinking about the food-borne illnesses that make people sick (or worse) would force a person to think about t...

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I'l...

Chipotle’s Outbreak Is Scaring Customers Away From Fast Food In General

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly a quarter of Americans who have heard of recent E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill said they are e...

Chipotle's Sustainability Hypocrisy Could Eclipse Its Food Poisoning Fiasco

Jon Entine | Posted 12.23.2016 | Science
Jon Entine

Chipotle's troubles have undermined its public claims that it uses safer and higher quality organic and local ingredients when available.

Does Rinsing Fruit Before You Eat It Actually Do Anything?

SELF | Posted 12.21.2016 | Taste
SELF

Of course we all know that we're supposed to wash fruits and vegetables before we eat them. But how much can just rinsing under the tap really do?

Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Broadens To 9 States

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

The E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has expanded to three more states, bringing the total to nine, and 47 of the 52 people sicke...

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chipotle Spreads To 3 More States

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Three new states today reported E. coli infections in the same strain as the Chipotle outbreak in the Pacific Northwest earlier this fall, according t...

3 New States Report E. Coli Outbreaks, Likely Linked To Chipotle

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that three additional states reported E. coli infections of the same strain as the Chipo...