Health News

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to chickens and other backyard poultry.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Is Cruise Ship Food Getting Safer?
Nothing can ruin a vacation like a bout of food poisoning. But new evidence suggests the risk may be lower than ever — at least on US cruise ships.
Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means you likely have turkey on the brain.
New Tool Lets Users Track Foodborne Outbreaks
Anyone with Internet access can now track every US foodborne illness outbreak reported in the past 15 years.
Rx-Resistant E. Coli: An Emerging Threat
Antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" are here — and new evidence suggests that their numbers are rising.
How to Stay Healthy Abroad
Your passage abroad is booked and your hotel room is reserved. But before you pack your bags and head out, it may be wise to consider one more important factor: your health.
Tips for a Fun, Safe Memorial Day
Food, fun and sun — what’s not to like about having a day off on Memorial Day? Whether you're planning to enjoy a backyard barbecue or a day at the beach, use these tips to make sure you and your family stay safe and healthy this holiday weekend.
Potential Hummus Health Hazard Prompts Recall
Potential contamination has prompted the nationwide recall of several Sabra Dipping Co. hummus products — to the tune of 30,000 cases.
FDA: Neptune Manufacturing Must Take Steps to Safely Produce Seafood
On December 1, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Neptune Manufacturing, Inc., of Los Angeles, and its owners, Alexander Goldring, Peter Oyrekh and Semyon Krutovsky.