Health News

Toss Out Your Caramel Apples
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is taking action after a common holiday treat sickened several people in the US.
Thanksgiving Safety: From Prep to Leftovers
Can't wait to dive into that Thanksgiving feast? Well, hold on a moment. Whether you're cooking the meal or simply enjoying the leftovers the day after, there are some food safety tips you should know.
Texas Firm Recalls Beef Trimmings Products
Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, TX firm, has issued a recall of more than 23,000 pounds of products containing beef trimmings. The products may be contaminated with E. coli .
Chicken Strips Recalled for Possible Contamination
A Louisiana firm recalled nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen, precooked chicken strips Thursday, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The recalled chicken may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes .
Fruit Recall Affects Retailers Nationwide
Opting for fruit is usually a healthy option, but consumers across the country may be thinking twice about some produce this week. A nationwide recall of certain fruits has been issued.
Whole Foods Recalls Made-in-Store Items Due to Listeria Risk
Whole Foods Market has recalled certain made-in-store food products that were prepared with stone fruits from Wawona Packaging Company due to possible contamination with a foodborne illness.
Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Remains an Issue in US
Foodborne illnesses can be unpleasant enough, but when they are resistant to the antibiotics meant to treat them, the situation can become much more serious.
Slight Mad Cow Risk Leads to Recall
Talk of mad cow disease tends to make people nervous - with reason - even when the risk is low. Such concern has led to a recent recall of beef products.
Chia Products Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
Although Salmonella outbreaks are often linked to animal products, any food item can carry the bacteria. In an ongoing outbreak, a common health food item is the likely source.
FDA Eases Fears of Ban on Wood-Aged Cheese
Reports that the Food and Drug Administration was banning the use of wooden boards to age cheese sent shockwaves through the artisanal cheesemaking industry. But the FDA is claiming it has not called for any such ban.