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The producer of Ikea meatballs withdrawn from shelves in 25 countries has found horsemeat in its products, Sweden's national food agency SLA said Wednesday.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Days after the initial announcement by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) on the 15th January that horse and pig DNA were found in beef burgers, researchers conducted an online consumer study, as part of the EU-funded ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) have analysed more than 60 brands of cheese commonly available in supermarkets. The concentration of organochloride contaminants in the ...
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shares of Novo Nordisk tumbled Monday after the Danish drugmaker said U.S. regulators need a new study before they can finish their review of two diabetes treatments, a development that could delay approval for several years.
Other Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nigeria has provided nearly $3 million in long-delayed financing to clean up part of an area where lead poisoning has killed hundreds of children, Doctors Without Borders said Thursday.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Leafy green vegetables are responsible for more foodborne illnesses than any other food, according to a new government report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Guinea worm disease cases were cut to less than 600 in 2012, marking significant progress in eradicating the parasitic infection, former President Jimmy Carter said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Farmworkers are at potential risk from food and waterborne illnesses because of the condition of cooking and eating facilities available to them, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Argentina plans to give out 82 million condoms nationwide in 2013 in a campaign against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, the health ministry said Friday.
HIV & AIDS Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) dropped by 52 percent when an alcohol-impregnated disinfection cap was used instead of standard scrubbing protocol, according to a new study published in the January ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Italian risotto, Spanish paella and the British traditional Sunday roast (consisting of roasted meat, roast potatoes and vegetables). - these are only a small sample of foods which symbolise individual countries ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's about to get faster and easier to diagnose food poisoning. But there's a downside: It could make it harder to spot and solve dangerous outbreaks.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has uncovered likely mechanisms for the link between arsenic in drinking water and increased risk of developing chronic lung disease.
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poor hand hygiene is often thought to be the main cause of outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. Although it is well recognized that utensils used for food preparation can harbor bacteria, a new study by Qing Wang and her colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0