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Yes, you can overdose on caffeine
You've probably gotten the shakes from guzzling coffee to stay up late to study or finish a project, but it turns out the side effects of overdosing on caffeine can be quite a bit worse than that.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Sick warning on 'Cannibal sandwich'
US health officials have warned people to stop eating the 'Cannibal sandwich,' after it led to food poisoning outbreaks.
'Cannibal Sandwiches' Made Of Raw Ground Beef Causes Food Poisoning In Midwest
Residents in the upper U.S. Midwest should ditch their seasonal tradition of eating "cannibal sandwiches" made of raw ground beef, health officials warned, citing multiple outbreaks of foodborne illnesses since the 1970s and cases last year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Global Food Safety Testing Market Report 2012-2016: Bureau Veritas,...
The Global Food Safety Testing market to grow at a CAGR of 7.01 percent over the period 2012-2016 One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of stringent regulations and quality standards.
Wendy's Burger Stuffed With A Joint
A Wendy's customer in Lovejoy, Georgia says she found a blunt inside her cheeseburger last month, and the employee who admitted it was hers says she "misplaced" it while making the food.
Chemical & Engineering News
Chemists Report First Inhibitors Of AMPylation
When Vibrio parahemolyticus , the bacterium responsible for most cases of food poisoning, infects a host, it injects a cocktail of proteins into the host's cells.
Preserving Jars and Recommendations Against Botulin
Botulism is an acute food poisoning caused by toxins produced by Clostridium botulinum, a Gram- positive bacterium that lives in the absence of oxygen which means preserving jars are the best breeding ground for the bacterium.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sick of salmonella? So is the USDA
Salmonella causes an estimated 1.3 million illnesses each year in the United States.
The Georgia Straight
Sebastian Ibarra: Fermenting a friendship
My home smells like a cross between a brewery and a bakery because of my "pets"-not dogs, cats, birds, or fish, but yeasts and bacteria, trained as fermenters and obedient, mostly, to my passion for the products of microorganisms.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Memorial for food safety pioneer William Keene set
The co-workers of William "Bill" Keene, a food safety pioneer admired by his peers in Oregon, across the country and around the world, are organizing a celebration of his life in Portland.
Communicable diseases: An overview of norovirus
You may have had what you thought was food poisoning or the stomach flu in the past.
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
When do Thanksgiving leftovers go bad?
Thanksgiving is a holiday known for delicious food and time spent with family. To doctors, it's also known as something else.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
M&S recall thousands of mussels amid food poisoning risks
Marks & Spencer is recalling thousands of packs of Scottish mussels following concerns over a possible link with cases of food poisoning.
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Doctor Discusses Holiday Food Poisoning
Storing leftover food from holiday events with friends and family can leave your refrigerator overstocked.
Information Update: Four Steps to Food Safety for Pregnant Women
During pregnancy, food safety is more important than ever because you and your unborn baby are at an increased risk of foodborne illness.
Sudden death of William Keene, senior food safety sleuth, shocks colleagues
An "action figure" version of William Keene stands among some of the products that he investigated during his years as one of Oregon's top food detectives.
Why are we more scared of raw egg than reheated rice?
Twenty-five years ago minister Edwina Currie sparked a scare over salmonella in eggs and had to resign amid outrage from farmers and plummeting sales.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Have a safe and happy holiday season with your pet
Don’t offer raw or undercooked turkey, which may contain salmonella bacteria.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
A Time To Focus On Food Safety
December 1, 2013 is World AIDS Day and while the connection between HIV/AIDS and food safety may not seem obvious, it's actually crucial.
Don't Let that Turkey Get Too Old: Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning
So you've got plenty of Turkey left over and a 1,001 ways to prepare the leftovers between now and Christmas, but when is it time to let go and let garbage? There are a reported 48 million cases of food borne illness in the U.S. - that's equivalent to 1 in 6 Americans who become ill resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according ... (more)