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Hostess Recalls White Peppermint Twinkies Over Salmonella Scare

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living

Hostess has recalled its holiday White Peppermint Twinkies over concerns of potential salmonella contamination. A confectionary coating on the limited...

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 | 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...

Stop Kissing Chickens, The CDC Warns. Again.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.15.2016 | Weird News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told you before and it’s telling you again ― kissing chickens can lead to contracting salmonell...

Trader Joe's Recalls Cashews Over Potential Salmonella Risk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.18.2016 | Healthy Living

Trader Joe's announced a recall of packaged raw cashew pieces on Friday due to concerns over potential salmonella contamination. The cashews, featuri...

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

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 11.06.2016 | 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

Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling about 33,600 bags of spinach due to a possible health risk of salmonella. No illnesses were reported in...

Big Peanut Gets Cracked

Blayne Davis | Posted 10.02.2016 | 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 09.04.2016 | 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 08.26.2016 | 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 dif...

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 th...

Salmonella Is On The Rise: Stop Cuddling With Your Chickens

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.17.2016 | 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 06.10.2016 | 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.

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.

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.

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.