START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: salmonella

The Big Problem With Foster Farms Chicken

Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and more deaths than any other foodborne illness, and itís on the rise. Salmonella causes a million cases of food poisoning every year in the U.S., and over the…

76 comments

Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

One of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super-resistanceóresistance not just to one class of drugs, like penicillin, but to multiple classes of drugs (so-call…

73 comments

The Risks of Repurposing Egg Cartons

Repurposing is a way of life these days, reducing the amount of usable goods that end up in landfills, as well as saving money and stimulating creativity. One common item, the humble egg carton, offer…

106 comments

Chia Recall Update: More Products and the Possible Cause

The chia recall that sickened over 50 people has expanded, and experts now have a theory about what caused the contamination. The illness count for the recent chia recall is now at 65 people in the…

62 comments

Do Not Wash That Chicken! (video)

This article was originally posted on†August 24, 2013. We are revisiting it after hearing about a new survey that says 44% of people always wash chicken before cooking it -- reported by†Food Stand…

530 comments

5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

337 comments

Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now itís time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

420 comments

Why Is Selling Salmonella-Tainted Chicken Still Legal?

When researchers last year at the Emerging Pathogens Institute ranked foodborne pathogens to figure out which was the worst,†Salmonella was number one on their list. It was ranked the food poisoning b…

34 comments

The Risks and Benefits of Backyard Chickens

This guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken.' And the doctor says, 'Well why don't you turn him in?' and the guy says, 'I would, but I need the eggs.' …

198 comments

Dog Treats Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Concerned about potential Salmonella contamination, Charlee Bear Products is voluntarily recalling some of its Protein Crunch Bar treats for dogs. A finished product sample tested positive for Salmon…

73 comments

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

Very interesting info......thanks for the post!

thank you for the great article

Very feeling and revealing article. I also love fall and dread cold winter months yet enjoy a warm f…