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Food Illness

The Nasty Illness That Affects 1 In 6 Americans Every Year

Posted 11.20.2013 | OWN

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock Roughly one in six Americans contracts food poisoning every year. Here's how to protect yourself. When Claudine...

Joe Satran

Tiny New E. Coli Test Could Save Thousands Of Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 12.21.2011 | Food

Right now, just one in 1000 cows that pass through the deathly gates of an industrial slaughterhouse is tested for harmful pathogens. That's because t...

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found In Half Of U.S. Meat

Slashfood | Posted 06.15.2011 | Food

What's lurking in the meat you're buying for your family? Plenty of bacteria, according to a new study, published in the journal Clinical Infectious D...

USDA Suggests Testing Meat Before It Goes To Stores

Posted 06.06.2011 | Food

In an effort to reduce the amount of consumer illnesses and deaths due to contaminated meat, the USDA has announced a "test and hold" rule that will d...