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November 17, 2011
Salmonella, the leading cause of food-poisoning related death, can survive most common egg cooking methods including scrambled, over-easy, and sunny-side-up. Cross-contamination onto fingers,..
September 9, 2011
Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
Excessive intake of kelp (kombu) or thyroid-containing sausages can lead to iodine toxicity.
September 5, 2011
Avoiding Epilepsy Through Diet
Avoiding pork tapeworm parasites (cysticercosis) is not as easy as just avoiding pork.
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 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?
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.
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