Health

Reusable food containers and food safety

The Food Safety Information Council today issued advice about safely using reusable food containers, especially as they are gaining acceptance with food retailers.

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The dangers of eating raw meat

Rising energy and gas prices might make you think twice about firing up your stove for a roast or stew. Why cook that meat? After all, your menu could include trendy beef carpaccio, flavorsome wild boar's liver, coppa or ...

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Please don't eat raw meat, warns food safety expert

Paparazzi caught Heidi Montag, the former star of the television show, "The Hills," walking around the streets of Los Angeles with a peculiar snack this week—a raw bison heart in a plastic bag. (Stars: They're just like ...

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Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking?

When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria associated with hospital infections are found in raw meat

Bacteria of the Acinetobacter ACB complex, which are frequently acquired in hospital settings, can also be found in beef, according to a study led by ISGlobal, an institution supported by "la Caixa," and performed with meat ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Everything you need to know about fresh produce and E. coli

While the recent outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce has been declared over, Canadian public health officials are still working to determine the cause of the contamination.

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