Fukushima Daiichi workers confer

6 Workers Contaminated By Radioactive Water In Latest Fukushima Leak

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 13:29

Six workers were found to have radioactive material on their bodies after another recent mishap at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.


Airplane Drinking Water Is ‘Frequently Contaminated’

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 12:52

Test results from the EPA show that one in 10 US airplanes tested positive for coliform bacteria in drinking water.

Ice Cream Recall

Turkey Hill Recalls 3 Ice Cream Flavors Over Possible Metal Shavings

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 13:07

Turkey Hill recalls three ice cream flavors that could be contaminated with metal shavings.

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Garden Fresh Foods Recalls Over 70 Products Over Possible Listeria Contamination

By | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 16:50

Over 70 chicken, ham, and salad products have been recalled by Garden Fresh Foods due to fear of Listeria contamination.

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Sewage Contaminates Splash Pad: Michigan Officials Issue Health Alert After Toilet Water Leaks Into Kids’ Park

By | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:46

Children at a Michigan park may have been exposed to dangerous contaminants due to late-detected sewer backup that left toilet water leaking into the park's splash pad.

7 Disgusting Facts About Dirty Public Swimming Pools

7 Disgusting Facts About Dirty Public Swimming Pools

By | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 13:11

Find out what may be lurking beneath the surface of dirty public pools.

3 Out of 20 Gastrointestinal Scopes Improperly Cleaned, Contaminated with 'Bio Dirt'

3 Out Of 20 Gastrointestinal Scopes Improperly Cleaned, Contaminated With 'Bio Dirt'

By | Sun, 06/09/2013 - 16:57

Gastrointestinal endoscopes are meant to screen for problems someone might have in their tracts, but healthcare professionals might want to look into getting the "bio dirt" off first.


NYC Fish Processors Face Contamination Suit, FDA Seeks Preliminary Injunction

By | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 15:05

The US Justice Department filed suit Friday, alleging that a NYC fish processor manufactured and distributed fish that could potentially cause serious illness in consumers.

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Poop In The Water: CDC Finds Fecal Matter In Public Swimming Pools

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:02

A new CDC report suggests that more than half of public swimming pools in the US are contaminated with human waste.

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Contaminated Cough Syrup Kills 16 People in Pakistan

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:10

At least 16 people have died in Pakistan after taking toxic cough syrup.


Boston Paramedic May Have Infected 57 With Contaminated Drugs

By | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 13:51

Boston authorities say that 57 people may have been infected by a city paramedic accused of tampering with vials of drugs.


'Possibly Contaminated' Rats Being Illegally Sold by Butchers in London

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 12:33

Journalists have uncovered large quantities of illegal and potentially contaminated bush meat being sold in one of the busiest food markets in east London.