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October 6, 2011
The Effect of Canned Tuna on Future Wages
The mercury contamination in tuna and other fish may adversely impact future earnings by impairing brain function and leading to a loss of intelligence (IQ).
September 4, 2011
Pork Tapeworms on the Brain
Neurocysticercosis, infection with pork tapeworm larvae brain parasites, is an increasingly serious public health problem in the United States, potentially causing headaches, dizziness, seizures,...
October 13, 2010
Fecal Bacteria Survey
How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
October 8, 2010
Hepatitis E Virus in Pork
The discovery of infectious hepatitis E virus in retail pork products may help explain the purported association between liver failure and pork consumption.
August 24, 2010
Don’t Eat Raw Alfalfa Sprouts
Fecal bacteria may contaminate alfalfa seed sprouts and present a food safety risk.
August 16, 2010
Update on Alfalfa Sprouts
Raw alfalfa sprouts continue to be associated with outbreaks of foodborne illness.
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