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  • U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
    U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
    An investigation finds 47% of U.S. retail meat tested is contaminated with staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria. Turkey appears most likely to harbor contagion.
  • Total Recall
    Total Recall
    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,...
  • Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
    Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
    Excessive intake of kelp (kombu) or thyroid-containing sausages can lead to iodine toxicity.
  • Avoiding Epilepsy Through Diet
    Avoiding Epilepsy Through Diet
    Avoiding pork tapeworm parasites (cysticercosis) is not as easy as just avoiding pork.
  • Pork Tapeworms on the Brain
    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,...
  • Toxic Megacolon Superbug
    Toxic Megacolon Superbug
    Clostridium difficile is another "superbug" found in the U.S. meat supply.
  • Chicken Out of UTIs
    Chicken Out of UTIs
    Half of retail poultry samples were found contaminated with strains of E. coli linked to human urinary tract infections.
  • Fecal Bacteria Survey
    Fecal Bacteria Survey
    How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
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