Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens …
Chlorine is supposed to take care of most of the microbes floating around in pools, but human waste, it seems, is stubbornly resistant to being sanitized.
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
CDC cites most common sources of foodborne illnesses
How to eat your fill of summer fruits and vegetables without getting sick from a food-borne illness.
When was the last time you washed your grocery tote?
Oregon heath officials report in the Journal of Infectious Diseases that they traced an isolated outbreak of norovirus to a reusable grocery bag. The virus was passed among …
To the dismay of teenage girls everywhere, researchers who investigated a 2009 outbreak of E. coli that sprang from tubes of Nestlé’s Toll House raw cookie dough are advising people to bake their cookies before eating them.
What’s on your smartphone? Probably fecal matter, according to new research by London scientists.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is recalling 40,000 lbs. of frozen ground beef products shipped to Georgia because of possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.
The vast majority of sack lunches that kids bring to school aren’t properly cooled or refrigerated and could pose a health hazard to young children, a new study in the journal Pediatrics suggests.
The German E. coli outbreak has slipped from the news recently, as the rate of new cases and deaths has slowed. But it’s not over yet. On Thursday federal health officials announced that the death of a man in Arizona from a …