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July 9, 2014
Cooking to Live Longer
Does cooking meals at home lead to improved health outcomes? And how do TV dinners compare nutritionally to TV chef recipes?
May 7, 2014
Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat
Farmed Atlantic salmon, the kind of salmon most commonly found in restaurants and supermarkets, may be the single largest source of toxic dietary pollutants.
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.
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 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.
November 12, 2009
Fecal Residues on Chicken
Researchers use laser imaging to determine the proportion of retail chicken contaminated with fecal matter.
October 1, 2009
Are Star Fruit Good For You?
The oxalate content in star fruit may pose a risk.
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