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December 4, 2013
Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
If the bulk of fast food chicken nuggets is not actually chicken meat, what’s in them?
November 13, 2013
Phosphate Additives in Chicken
The phosphorus preservatives injected into poultry may not just be an arterial toxin. They also appear to dramatically increase the growth of food poisoning Campylobacter bacteria.
July 15, 2013
More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect..
March 22, 2013
Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are Salmonella poisoned by poultry every year, yet it remains legal to sell meat proven to be contaminated.
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
July 26, 2012
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to..
June 20, 2012
Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
The fish and poultry industries propose moving from a zero tolerance policy on certain dangerous foodborne pathogens to an "acceptable risk" policy given how widely contaminated their products are..
June 14, 2012
Viral Meat Spray
Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the risk of Listeria and Campylobacter found in processed meat and poultry products, but there is a concern..
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