Health News

Gold Star Smoked Fish Recalls Cold Smoked Steelhead
Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp., located at 570 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231, is recalling Cold Smoked Steelhead in Vacuum Pack with blue and gold label due to contamination or possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes .
CDC Releases Checklist for Ebola Preparedness
As the Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials in the US are asking health care workers to prepare to act if the disease spreads.
Time for Change - 8 Fall Tips
With school in full swing and the start of flu season right around the corner, autumn marks a time for change. Keep healthy with the tips for the fall season.
Animal-to-Human Transfer Caused Ebola Outbreak
Researchers continue to search for answers in the the West African Ebola outbreak — now the largest in history. One research team has made a discovery that could lead to improved treatments and vaccines for the deadly virus.
Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Recalled Due to Possible Foodborne Illness
APPA Fine Foods, a Corona, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes ( Lm ) contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
Bump It to Reduce Germs
A handshake is one of the most common greetings used when meeting someone for the first time or saying hello to an old friend. But other greetings may transfer fewer disease-causing bacteria.
Wegmans Recalls Desserts Due to Potential of Listeria
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling several in-store baked desserts that may contain fresh peaches, nectarines, and/or plums.
Wawona Packing Recalls Fruits Due to Potential Listeria Contamination
Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots packed between June 1, 2014 through July 12, 2014 due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Clarification on Using Wood Shelving in Artisanal Cheesemaking
Recently, you may have heard some concerns suggesting the FDA has taken steps to end the long-standing practice in the cheesemaking industry of using wooden boards to age cheese.
Things to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet
American families keep a wide range of prescription and non-prescription items in their medicine cabinets, but what is really necessary?