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US grocery store shelves loaded with salty food, survey finds

April 3, 2015 by


Maggie Fox for NBC News A new CDC study shows it;s hard to find low-sodium food in US grocery stores A new CDC study shows it;s hard to find low-sodium food in US grocery stores Americans trying to eat healthier food may have the cards stacked against them — it’s very hard to find healthful […]

CDC Warns Do Not Eat Caramel Apples

December 23, 2014 by


Update: 12/22/2014 A total of 29 people infected with the outbreak strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 10 states: Arizona (4), California (1), Minnesota (4), Missouri (5), New Mexico (5), North Carolina (1), Texas (4), Utah (1), Washington (1), and Wisconsin (3). Illness onset dates range from October 17, 2014, to November 27, […]

68 Persons Ill from Contaminated Bean Sprouts

November 29, 2014 by


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that as of November 24, 2014, a total of 68 people were infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella enteritidis linked to bean sprouts. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Connecticut (4), Maine (3), Massachusetts (31), Montana (1), […]

Sprouts Recall for Listeria, Deaths Reported

November 13, 2014 by


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that consumers do not eat any products produced by Wholesome Soy Products, Inc. Restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve them. On August 28, 2014, Wholesome Soy Products conducted a  recall of mung bean sprouts due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination after FDA isolated […]

CDC: Listeria in Cheese caused death & illnesses

November 2, 2014 by


CDC update on cheese produced by Oasis Brands – 2  ill, 1 death Whole-genome sequences of the Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from recalled quesito casero cheese produced by Oasis Brands, Inc. were found to be highly related to sequences of Listeria strains isolated from one person who became ill in September 2013 and two persons […]

CDC: 45% Kids salt consumption from Pizza, Cold Cuts

September 10, 2014 by


How much sodium do children eat? More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC report. CDC researchers determined that about 43 percent of sodium eaten by children comes […]

Hand sanitizer doesn’t help in schools

August 13, 2014 by


Post by: Leslie Wade – CNN Medical Producer School children get low marks when it comes to spreading germs, often sharing bugs with their classmates. So scientists wondered if putting hand sanitizers into elementary school classrooms would lead to fewer absences. The study Researchers in New Zealand set out to discover if using alcohol-based hand […]