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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.
November 21, 2011
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.
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,..
October 13, 2010
Fecal Bacteria Survey
How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?
August 24, 2010
Don’t Eat Raw Alfalfa Sprouts
Fecal bacteria may contaminate alfalfa seed sprouts and present a food safety risk.
August 16, 2010
Update on Alfalfa Sprouts
Raw alfalfa sprouts continue to be associated with outbreaks of foodborne illness.
August 25, 2008
Broccoli sprouts are likely safer and more nutritious than alfalfa sprouts.
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