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February 5, 2014
Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
February 15, 2013
The consumption of cat and dog meat may be playing a role in "massive human rabies epidemics" in Asia. (Some people may find some of the concepts and images in this video disturbing.)
June 11, 2012
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.
November 10, 2010
Obesity-Causing Chicken Virus
Are viral infections contributing to the obesity epidemic?
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.
October 7, 2010
Wart Cancer Viruses in Food
The wart-causing viruses in animals may present more than just a cosmetic issue for consumers.
October 6, 2010
Meat & Multiple Myeloma
Meat consumption may increase one's risk of a variety of blood cancers.
September 21, 2009
Sleep & Immunity
Is the link between immune function and a good night's rest a myth?
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