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Food poisoning: 9 myths we all get wrong

June 29, 2017 by


by Joan Raymond There’s really no good reason to picnic. But here we are in full-on picnic mode. That means that bacteria, viruses and parasites are ready to party in our intestines and make us feel like crap for a day, maybe 10. Unfortunately, there’s something about dining in the great outdoors that makes us […]

San Jose restaurant closed after outbreak of food poisoning

October 21, 2015 by


by Howard Mintz Santa Clara county public health officials have shut down a San Jose restaurant after dozens of patrons fell ill and were hospitalized with Shigella, including at least 11 who are being treated in intensive care units for the severe stomach ailment usually associated with shoddy food handling. In an alert made public […]

State blames illness outbreak at Brewerton wedding reception on food poisoning

October 2, 2015 by


By James T. Mulder  Syracuse, N.Y. — An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness among guests at a wedding reception in Brewerton July 31 was caused by food poisoning, according to the state Health Department. About 35 people got sick at the party at Arrowhead Lodge, an Onondaga County-owned facility at Oneida Shores Park, and at least […]

Suspected food poisoning sickens 35 people at Wedding reception

August 4, 2015 by


Syracuse, N.Y. – A suspected food poisoning outbreak at a wedding reception Friday night in Brewerton sickened about 35 people, nine of whom were taken by ambulance to hospital emergency rooms. The private party was at Arrowhead Lodge, an Onondaga County-owned facility at Oneida Shores Park. People can rent the lodge from the county and […]

Lettuce, livers, berries and other leading sources of food poisoning

July 27, 2015 by


By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN (CNN) – There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet. If you’ve had one of those […]