Health News

Arsenic and Organic-Laced Foods
While organic brown rice syrup may sound like a healthier alternative to high fructose corn syrup, the "organic" sweetener could lead to more inorganic arsenic - a carcinogen - in your body.
I'll Take Some Bacteria With my Raw Milk
If you go to the grocery store and pick up a gallon of milk, it's likely been pasteurized to kill bacteria. But you can still go directly to a farm for a taste of raw milk.
Beefed up Rules Against Foodborne Illness
Heading into 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is unveiling new strategies aimed at protecting consumers from foodborne illness by adding new rules to safeguard beef.
Tyson Recalls Contaminated Beef
Tyson Fresh Meats has recalled nearly 41,000 pounds of ground beef in 16 states believed to be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced.
E.coli Found in Ready-to-Bake Cookie Dough
Say it ain't so: ready-to-bake cookie dough has been identified as the culprit of an E.coli outbreak that sickened 77 raw cookie dough lovers.
Why Wash Your Reusable Bags?
You're being environmentally conscious, and taking your reusable grocery bags to pack up your food at the store. But do you know how to clean them?
Number Sickened in Contaminated Turkey Outbreak Continues to Rise
Though it's been nearly two months since Cargill Meat Solutions recalled 36 million pounds of contaminated turkey, cases of Salmonella poisoning cases still are trickling in.
Deaths From Contaminated Cantaloupe Continue to Mount
Government health officials report that at least 13 people have died and 72 have been sickened from Colorado cantaloupes contaminated with the deadly listeria illness.
Listeria Found in Tainted Cantaloupes
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials have confirmed the presence of listeria in Rocky Ford-brand cantaloupes. Four already have died and 35 people in 10 states have been sickened from the tainted fruit.
Natural Defense Against Bacterial Infections
The lovely, aromatic herb coriander is a staple of Mediterranean cuisine. Oil from the plant may also have important medicinal value, according to a new study.