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12 germs that cause food poisoning

July 17, 2015 by


By Catherine DiBenedetto In most cases of food poisoning, a microbe in something you ate (or a pathogen that goes from your hand to your mouth) irritates your stomach and intestines—and the consequences aren’t pretty, with symptoms that range from a mildly upset tummy to vomiting and bloody diarrhea. Even though the United States has […]

Protein products Recall for 17 complaints of Food Poisoning Nationwide

February 5, 2015 by


Project Healthy Living, Inc. of New York, New York (d/b/a Aloha, Inc.) is recalling all packages of Premium Protein powder in chocolate and vanilla blends because it has the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcus enterotoxin. The Aloha Premium Protein products were distributed nationwide from November 2014 through January 2015 directly to consumers through online […]

Food Poisoning Seen As Possible Cause To NAACP State Convention Dilemma

November 3, 2014 by


Everything went fine in the closing of the 27th annual NAACP State Convention last Oct. 30 until about 100 guests fell sick due to suspected food poisoning. In the event last weekend at Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City at least 12 people were rushed to local hospitals due to vomiting and diarrhea. […]

Food poisoning investigated Food Safety Summit in Baltimore

April 28, 2014 by


Food Poisoning Sickens 100 at Safety Summit According to NBC News, more  than 100 people that attended the Food Safety Summit in Baltimoregot sick from food poisoning. Maryland state health officials say they still don’t know what caused the outbreak of gastroenteritis that left participants suffering symptoms that included diarrhea and nausea.  “We are working […]

Perceptions, behaviors and kitchen hygiene of people who have and have not suffered campylobacteriosis: a case study

January 26, 2014 by


by Doug Powell I usually say, those that have knowingly had foodborne illness are more likely to pay attention to restaurant inspection data, be more attentive shoppers and take extra care at home. Maybe I’ve been talking out my ass. Or maybe not; it’s hard to know based on the results of a small-scale UK […]