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Watch videos about food poisoning

  • Maggot Meat Spray
    Maggot Meat Spray
    Given their inherent resistance to food-poisoning bacteria, maggots can be used to create an antibacterial food additive to increase the safety of the meat supply.
  • Viral Meat Spray
    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...
  • Tongue Worm in Human Eye
    Tongue Worm in Human Eye
    A case report (and video) of the worm-like, bloodsucking parasite Linguatula serrata found in organ meats that can migrate through the intestinal wall, into the bloodstream, and then inside one's...
  • Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    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...
  • Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    How often do retail deli workers wash their hands at both independent and chain stores? This is important given the potential for life-threatening blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis C.
  • Red Fish, White Fish; Dark Fish, Atrial Fibrillation
    Red Fish, White Fish; Dark Fish, Atrial Fibrillation
    The consumption of dark fish, such as salmon, swordfish, bluefish, mackerel, and sardines, may increase one's risk of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart beat rhythm associated with stroke,...
  • A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
    A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
    Excreted pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac can end up polluting our waterways and may bioaccumulate in fish flesh.
  • Amnesic Seafood Poisoning
    Amnesic Seafood Poisoning
    There's a rare toxin called domoic acid that can turn up in tuna and other seafood and cause anterograde amnesia, the loss of short-term memory popularized in the movie Memento.
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