Should You Worry About the Meat You Eat?
Even the word "staph" can be a little scary. It's immediately associated with staph infections, which can be serious, even fatal. So when a new study found drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (S. aureus) present in nearly half of the meat and poultry samples examined, the findings sounded alarming.
Fighting Cancer with Infection
University of Minnesota researchers have discovered an unlikely way to help cancer patients using salmonella - a bacteria that causes thousands of food borne illnesses in the United States each year.
Bacteria in the Broccoli
Taylor Farms Pacific is voluntarily recalling products containing broccoli because of possible health risks posed by bacterial contamination.
The Fish Might Make You Sick
W H & Group LLC is recalling dried fish that was not eviscerated prior to processing. New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors made the discovery during a routine inspection.
Hi-Tech Salmonella Hunting
FDA scientists successfully used a new genome sequencing test to retrospectively examine a 2009-10 foodborne illness outbreak to help trace the source of the infection.
Finding the Virus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of the first test for the preliminary identification of norovirus , the virus responsible for the majority of cases of stomach flu.
Don't Get Hooked on This Fish
Pacific American Fish Co, Inc. of Vernon, California is recalling SHI306 Shishamo 4L 5PC ( 23-28G ) Wild, Pack 4/ 20TR , Lots 202885-2 & 201011-3, Master Carton information.
Hua Shing International Trading Corp is recalling FROZEN SCDA (fish) because of possible contamination.
St James Smokehouse Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of Scotch Reserve Whiskey & Honey Smoked Scottish Salmon because of a potential contamination.
As part of an initiative to improve food safety practices in retail and foodservice establishments, FDA has developed a poster and flyer designed to raise awareness of sanitation concerns with commercial deli slicers.