Health News

Refrigerated Ready-to-Eat Foods Recalled
Hundreds of thousands of ready-to-eat refrigerated foods — from cole slaw and potato salad to baked beans and deviled eggs — have been recalled because of possible Listeria contamination.
Possible Salmonella Outbreak in California
A developing outbreak of Salmonella has led health authorities to stress the importance of using the proper temperature when cooking raw foods.
Mold in Yogurt Tied to Illness
People across the country might want to check their fridge after hearing this news: Chobani Greek Yogurt is voluntarily recalling many products after reports of issues relating to mold.
Salad Plant Back In Business
There are still many unknowns regarding the Cyclospora infections seen across the US this summer. But business is returning to normal for the salad company tied to outbreaks in Iowa and Nebraska.
Cyclospora Infection Counts Top 600
The rate of infection from the parasite Cyclospora (called cyclosporiasis) has been growing across the US this summer. In the past, the parasite has usually been associated with fresh produce, but officials are still investigating specific sources in the current outbreak.
Tainted Tempeh
Salmonella , the notorious foodborne bacteria, is often associated with animal products like chicken or eggs.  But a recent study from the CDC explored a new vehicle for the bacteria — a vegetarian meat substitute called tempeh .
Shipments of Cyclospora-Linked Salads Halted
The investigation into cases of cyclosporiasis (infection with the foodborne parasite  Cyclospora ) continue this week as infection counts across the US rise.
Cyclospora Sources Still at Large
Progress was made last week when officials pinned down a salad mix as the source of Cyclospora  infections (called cyclosporiasis) in Iowa and Nebraska.
Restaurant Salads Indicated in Outbreak
Officials have been working to pinpoint the source of a foodborne parasite that has been causing illness across the US this summer. Now they may have found one culprit.
Salad Suspected In Summer Outbreak
The foodborne parasite Cyclospora has been causing infections across the US this summer, leaving authorities searching for a culprit.