- The use of residual disinfectants to safeguard drinking water may not be necessary: study.
- A small town in Texas is finding little red worms in its water supply, and residents are demanding to know why.
- In the past few years, there has been a rise of parasitic infections occurring in pools and hot tubs, despite being treated with chlorine.
- Six workers were found to have radioactive material on their bodies after another recent mishap at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
- Test results from the EPA show that one in 10 US airplanes tested positive for coliform bacteria in drinking water.
- Turkey Hill recalls three ice cream flavors that could be contaminated with metal shavings.
- Over 70 chicken, ham, and salad products have been recalled by Garden Fresh Foods due to fear of Listeria contamination.
Sewage Contaminates Splash Pad: Michigan Officials Issue Health Alert After Toilet Water Leaks Into Kids’ ParkChildren 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.
- Find out what may be lurking beneath the surface of dirty public pools.
- 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.
- 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.
- A new CDC report suggests that more than half of public swimming pools in the US are contaminated with human waste.