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Infectious Diseases Are More Closely Linked to Sex and Gender Than We Think

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

Differences in infectious diseases between women and men are commonly thought to develop from lifestyle choices ranging from food choices, day-to-day activities, type of occupation, choosing to smoke, or even whether you choose to see a medical professional when you get sick.

Dole Recalls Bags Of Spinach Due To Salmonella Risk

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

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Big Peanut Gets Cracked

Blayne Davis | Posted 10.05.2015 | Crime
Blayne Davis

On Monday, September 17, twenty-eight years - essentially a life sentence ¬- was given to 61-year old disgraced peanut executive Stewart Parnell for his role in a salmonella cover-up linked to nine deaths between 2008 and 2009.

Salmonella From Cucumbers May Have Sickened 341 (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Cucumbers sold under the brand Limited Edition could be the source of a Salmonella outbreak that has killed two and sickened 339 other people across 3...

How Much Bacteria Is in Your Burger?

Chris Hunt | Posted 09.04.2015 | Green
Chris Hunt

Just in time to put a damper on your Labor Day barbecue, the latest edition of Consumer Reports Magazine hit newsstands yesterday with the cover story, "How Safe is Your Ground Beef?" Our two-word summary: Not very.

Climate Change This Week: Wind Winds Up, Extinctions Explode and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."

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 di...

Recall Issued After 62 Salmonella Cases Are Linked With Raw Tuna

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

The California-based seafood company Osamu Corporation has issued a recall after 62 salmonella cases were linked with raw tuna consumption. Most of t...

Salmonella Is On The Rise: Stop Cuddling With Your Chickens

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Some people simply can't resist letting their pets sleep with them. But curling up with cats and dogs is one thing. Cuddling with chickens? That's a whole different one.

Why Food Safety Matters

Brian Kennell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Eating local, urban farming, clean labels, ethical sourcing, natural ingredients and concerns about quality, additives and preservatives motivate consumers to seek supply chain transparency.

Salmonella From Raw Tuna Sushi Sickens 53 People In Nine States

AP | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. Most of...

The Good News About E. Coli Food Poisoning

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers, the government reported Thursday. T...

The Deadly Type Of Food Poisoning That's On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention issued a new report on food safety this week that had a little good news, and quite a bit of bad news, ...

PBS Exposes The Gruesome Truth About Chicken

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Frontline's new episode "The Trouble With Chicken," which premiered Tuesday night on PBS and is now streaming online, is pretty much as close as the f...

McDonald's Is Removing Human Antibiotics From Its Chicken. Here's Why That's Good News For All Of Us

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living

McDonald's announced on Wednesday that within the next two years, U.S. restaurants will stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics that are used to ...

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...

It's Time To Put Food First

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Andrew Kimbrell

Unfortunately, the FDA putting food last is only one part of our broken food safety system. There is also a fundamental failure of coordination and responsibility for food regulation at the federal level.

Peanut Mogul Found Guilty Of Selling Salmonella-Tainted Food

AP | By RUSS BYNUM and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 11.20.2014 | Business

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may b...

Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of ...

9 Dirty Things In Your Kitchen You Probably Haven't Been Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

(But you probably should.)

If a Chicken Exists Only to Become Chicken Nuggets, Does It Really Matter How She Lived? The Connection Between the Humane Treatment of Animals, Health and Food Safety

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
Elizabeth Kucinich

The food you eat is the biggest socio-political decision you make each day. However, conditions and treatment of animals is not only a moral issue. Animal treatment has a direct impact on the health of American consumers.

Nearly 34,000 Pounds Of Chicken Recalled After Possible Salmonella Contamination

AP | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 34,000 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a st...

Contaminated Chicken for Christmas Dinner?

Martha Burk | Posted 02.19.2014 | Home
Martha Burk

Just in time for Christmas dinner, Consumer Reports published a report highlighting the danger posed by the high rate of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in U.S. poultry aisles.

Lynne Peeples

Superbugs Permeate The Poultry Aisle, Consumer Reports Finds | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Rick Schiller describes himself as a "super-healthy dude," who practices taekwondo and rarely misses work. The thought that he could be leveled by...

The Biggest Thanksgiving Mistake You Could Make

Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living

The turkey is often viewed as the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving feast. But if the bird is filled with stuffing, the popular side dish could easily c...