By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 18:47
Hoping to reduce the number of Salmonella infections from poultry and pork, the USDA announced new plans for prevention.
By John Ericson | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:17
The New York City Department of Health is administering free hepatitis A vaccines to anyone who ate at the Bronx eatery New Hawaii Sea Restaurant.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:25
Oyster farms shut down along the Massachusetts coast following a bacterial outbreak of Vibrio.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 13:06
A cronut burger was linked to a food poisoning outbreak this week at Canada’s largest annual fair, the Canadian National Exhibition.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 12:08
Chopped fruit at New York City's Westside Market may have been contaminated with hepatitis A, according to health officials.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 22:18
Fish mislabeling is dangerous to our health, yet many sellers are still labeling cheaper fish that aren't even of the same species as more expensive fish.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 04/30/2013 - 18:20
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 | Fri, 04/26/2013 - 09:33
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 | Sat, 04/20/2013 - 10:44
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 | Thu, 04/18/2013 - 00:01
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 | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 14:41
Diners in China received quite the uncomfortable surprise recently when they ordered eggplant dishes in a Beijing restaurant.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:35
Researchers have found that the washing methods used by restaurants may not significantly reduce contamination of the norovirus.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 10/06/2012 - 10:30
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 | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 15:10
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.