News tagged with food safety

Scientists scrutinise the European diet

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 ...

Dec 18, 2012
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FDA: Zofran 32-mg dose pulled from market

(HealthDay)—The 32-mg, single intravenous dose of Zofran (ondansetron), an anti-nausea drug, is being removed from the market due to its potential to cause serious, even fatal, cardiac damage, according ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Don't let foodborne illness spoil the holidays

While the holidays are a time for surprises, one holiday surprise to be avoided at all costs is foodborne bacteria, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Nov 16, 2012
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E. coli adapts to colonize plants

New research from the Institute of Food Research has given new clues as to how some E. coli strains, normally at home in mammalian gastrointestinal tracts, have adopted slightly different transmission strategies, with some b ...

Oct 30, 2012
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Questions for Medicare in outbreak

(AP)—Questions are being raised about Medicare in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.

Oct 19, 2012
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Reaching youth: Facebook used to teach food safety

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Georgia published in the August issue of the Journal of Food Protection found that the social networking platform Facebook is good for more than keeping up with friend ...

Sep 11, 2012
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