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June 12, 2012
Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
A profile of the study “Dirty Money: An Investigation into the Hygiene Status of Some of the World’s Currencies as Obtained from Food Outlets.” The level of fecal bacteria contamination on..
April 17, 2012
Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
Exposure to meat packaging in the supermarket may lead to food poisoning in children placed in shopping carts.
April 16, 2012
Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
April 13, 2012
Poultry and Paralysis
A neuropathic strain of the fecal bacteria Campylobacter found in poultry can trigger Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rapid and life-threatening paralysis.
November 19, 2010
What’s in a Burger?
Cleveland Clinic pathologists dissect fast food burgers to see what's inside.
October 15, 2010
Toxic Megacolon Superbug
Clostridium difficile is another "superbug" found in the U.S. meat supply.
October 14, 2010
Chicken Out of UTIs
Half of retail poultry samples were found contaminated with strains of E. coli linked to human urinary tract infections.
October 13, 2010
Fecal Bacteria Survey
How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
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