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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 ...

Why Sprouts Are Especially Good At Harboring Dangerous Bacteria | 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...

Sabra Recalls Hummus Products Over Listeria Concern, Again

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business

Sabra Dipping Company has issued a voluntary recall for some of its hummus products over potential listeria contamination, the manufacturer announced ...

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...

This Is Why Ice Cream Keeps Getting Recalled | 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...

How Does Listeria Get Into Veggies?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living

About 30,000 cases of precut vegetables are being recalled in many Southeastern states because they could be contaminated with Listeria. But how, exac...

General Mills Recalls Flour Over Possible Link To E.coli Outbreak

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living

May 31 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc on Tuesday issued a voluntary recall of about 10 million pounds of flour, saying it was working with health offic...

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 ...

Why Veggies In Your Freezer Could Make You Sick

Joan Salge Blake | Posted 05.11.2016 | Fifty
Joan Salge Blake

A recent recall of over 350 frozen vegetable and fruit products should have you hunting in your freezer. Unfortunately, consuming this produce could land you in your local hospital ER with unpleasant results.

Whole Foods Recalls Blue Cheese Due To Listeria Risk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Blue cheese fans, check your fridges. On Tuesday Whole Foods Market announced a recall of Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible risk of Listeria...

Pecorino Cheese Recalled In 9 States For Potential Listeria Risk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living

There's something fishy going on in the dairy aisle again. Forever Cheese Inc.'s Mitica brand imported pecorino aged cheese was recalled on Tuesday be...

Whole Foods Recalls Chicken And Pasta Salad Due To Listeria Risk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Whole Foods has recalled 230 pounds of curry chicken salad and pasta salad due to potential listeria contamination. The grocer issued the recall after...

Your Caramel Apple Might Be Teeming With Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Caramel-covered apples are a tasty fall treat. Unfortunately, this staple of autumnal fairs and Halloween parties may also be a welcome host for liste...

Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Over Listeria Contamination

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Whole Foods is recalling Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese, a product that was sold in stores nationwide, because it could be contaminated with the da...

Soft Cheese Is Recalled After One Listeriosis Death, 23 Other Illnesses

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

One person is dead and 23 others have been sickened due to an outbreak of listeriosis, a type of food poisoning caused by the bacterium Listeria monoc...

Frozen Corn Recall For Listeria Contamination Affects 15 States

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Frozen corn made by Bonduelle USA, Inc. is being recalled in 15 states because contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes was discovered ...

Looking For The Safest, Healthiest Pet Food? Good Luck With That.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Eight years ago, thousands of dogs and cats died after being poisoned by tainted food. The world's biggest pet food companies pulled more than 100 dif...

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Joins Potential Listeria Contamination List

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Just days after Blue Bell Creameries issued a massive recall, another ice cream melts away in the name of Listeria. On Thursday, Jeni's Splendid Ic...

Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Fears

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business


New Study Reveals Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the 50 million Americans who have suffered from food poisoning each year, chances are you're not entirely sure what caused it. Perhap...

Fruit Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

UPDATE (Aug. 5): Wawona Packing Co. has expanded its voluntary recall of fruits to products that were packed from June 1, 2014 through July 17, "becau...

CDC's Top 10: Five for 2013, Five for 2014

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Despite the cuts, we continue to protect and improve the health of individuals, families, our communities, our country and of people across the globe. It's our passion and what makes us feel so fortunate to do the work we do.

Outsourcing Food Inspection Is Too Hard to Swallow

Donald Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Donald Cohen

American public institutions have a long track record of keeping our food disease-free. Yet as this service is increasingly outsourced to for-profit corporations, it is leading to repeated oversight failures that have caused illness and even death.

1 In 5 People Infected With Listeria Die, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living

In the last few years, as many as one in five people infected with Listeria died as a result of their infection. The shocking figure comes from a new ...