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Study shows most people are spreading dangerous bacteria around the kitchen & don’t even know it

July 2, 2018 by

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Source: USDA PressA new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are failing to properly clean their hands 97 percent of the time. Rushed handwashing can lead to cross-contamination of food and other surfaces, resulting in foodborne illness. “As a mother of three young children, […]

What’s bugging your burger? High rates of bacteria found in ground beef

September 14, 2015 by

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By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN Every time you eat a burger, you could be getting a side of bacteria with it. Most packages of ground beef in the grocery store contain at least one type of bacteria that could make you sick, according to a survey by Consumer Reports. Researchers looked at 300 samples […]

Harmful bacteria may be lurking in your single-serve coffee machine

May 20, 2015 by

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There’s some bad news for coffee lovers brewing their morning joe with a single serve coffee maker. According to a swab test conducted by KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, over 4 million colonies of harmful bacteria and mold was founding lurking in the water tank, coffee pod compartment, spout and tray on more than half of the […]

Moms Beware: Dangerous bacteria found in breast milk sold on Internet

October 21, 2013 by

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Baby learning to drink from a bottle, shallow DOF. Focus is on the bottle. (Scott Dunlap) Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella, according to an article on […]

Cape Neddick and Blue Point Oysters Recalled for Bacteria

August 9, 2013 by

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Cape Neddick and Blue Point Oysters, sold individually were recalled on 08/05/2013  according to the Wegmans website. ONLY Cape Neddick/Blue Point Oysters with the following UPC codes have been recalled:  2-06146-00000 2-06152-00000 2-06153-00000 These oysters were sold at the following Wegmans stores: NY – Eastway, Canandaigua, Lyell Ave, Hornell, Fairmount, Corning, Ithaca, Johnson City, Niagara Falls Blvd, Jamestown PA […]

Campylobacter bacteria found in raw milk produced by Black Hills Milk

October 19, 2012 by

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October 16, South Dakota State News The South Dakota Department of Agriculture reported October 16 that Campylobacter bacteria was found in a sampling of raw milk from Black Hills Milk in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. The milk was sold at a retail outlet in Spearfish, a Black Hills Farmers Market, Founder’s Park in Rapid City, […]

Cooking with the right stuff

August 13, 2012 by

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In just the last few weeks, some significant food poisoning outbreaks have occurred. Three Australian Olympic badminton players came down with food poisoning while training in London and had to miss some of their warm-up matches. In Denver, 60 residents of a homeless shelter were hospitalized with food poisoning.  And nearly 30,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in […]