Health

China govt under fire over new food bacteria rule

China's state-run media and web users criticised the government Friday after it ruled that small amounts of a potentially lethal bacterium were permissible in frozen food.

Medical research

The dark side of antibiotics and what we can do about it

As early as the 13th century, scholars proposed that diseases were caused by 'invisible entities' unseen to the naked eye. However, it was not until the 1670s when Antonie van Leeuwenhoek made his microscope did the theory ...

Health

'It's not nutritious until it's eaten'

As part of her "Let's Move! Initiative," First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new web resource highlighting new changes in the Chefs Move to Schools, during a CMST gathering in Dallas, TX today. CMTS advocates got together ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why is it so difficult to trace the origins of food poisoning outbreaks?

As illustrated by the 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany in 2011, any delay in identifying the source of food poisoning outbreaks can cost lives and cause considerable political and economical damage. An international multidisciplinary ...