By Ashik Siddique | Apr 30, 2013 06:20 PM EDT
A new study suggests that electron beam pasteurization can increase the safety of eating raw oysters by killing pathogenic noroviruses and hepatitis A.
By Elijah Wolfson | Apr 26, 2013 09:33 AM EDT
At least 73 people have been infected with salmonella after eating tainted cucumbers imported from Culiacán, Mexico. One-third had to be hospitalized.
By Elijah Wolfson | Apr 20, 2013 10:44 AM EDT
Public officials discovered Salmonella bacteria in Natura-brand dry pet food in March. Now, the company has expanded its voluntary recall to include even more products.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 18, 2013 12:01 AM EDT
Sandwiches laced with rat poison were left as a workplace ‘gift’ for German auto workers. 25 employees were hospitalized after eating the poisoned bread.
By Makini Brice | Jan 02, 2013 02:41 PM EST
Diners in China received quite the uncomfortable surprise recently when they ordered eggplant dishes in a Beijing restaurant.
By Makini Brice | Dec 21, 2012 03:35 PM EST
Researchers have found that the washing methods used by restaurants may not significantly reduce contamination of the norovirus.
By Michelle Martin | Oct 06, 2012 10:30 AM EDT
Germany's biggest outbreak of food poisoning, in which more than 11,000 schoolchildren have been laid low by diarrhoea and vomiting, is "very likely" to have been caused by a batch of frozen strawberries.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 20, 2012 03:10 PM EDT
A public restroom is filled with armies of familiar and unfamiliar bacteria such as streptococcus, staphylococcus, E. coli and hepatitis A. The bathroom can also be home to the common cold virus.