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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Dragon boaters move operations due to False Creek E. coli

Fecal contamination of the water in Vancouver's False Creek is so high dragon boaters who paddle the waters are getting concerned.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Borough barbecue fans urged to follow safety tips

The food safety experts are encouraging residents to follow the Food Standards Agency's tips for beating bugs while they brown their burgers and sizzle their sausages.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Food Science, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Dead birds and fish linked to ongoing drought.

It's true. Birds and fish are dying because of the water at Virginia Lake, more specifically, the lack of water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Health, Botulism

Scotsman.com

'Cousin' of superbug could cure peanut allergy

Clostridia encompasses around 100 bacterial species, some of which live harmlessly in the gut.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Botulism, University of Chicago

WTVR Richmond

Clarified: What does a food recall do?

If it seems to you that there's a food safety crisis every other week, you're actually not paying close enough attention.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, E. Coli, Health, Botulism

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star Online

A chef at work preparing the delicate Korean spring roll.

Food poisoning is a real and ever present danger, and mishandling of food and hygiene issues are usually the leading causes.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Seafood, Botulism

Halesowennews.co.uk

Borough barbecue fans urged to follow safety tips

The food safety experts are encouraging residents to follow the Food Standards Agency's tips for beating bugs while they brown their burgers and sizzle their sausages.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Food Science, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Arizona stores affected by nut butters recall

Arizona stores affected by salmonella-contaminated nut butters Arizona chain stores including Trader Joe's and Whole Foods sold nut butters contaminated with salmonella.

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Related Topix: Health, Food and Drug Administration

CBC News

Ottawa restaurant fined for role in summer camp food poisoning

Some children were taken to hospital after food poisoning left many people ill at a Chinese summer camp on July 31. Paramedics were called to St. Cecilia School the afternoon of July 31 after several children and adults from the Tian Tian Chinese Summer Camp reported feeling ill.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada,

National Provisioner

Government of Canada announces mandatory labeling of mechanically tenderized beef

Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef to help consumers know when they are buying MTB products and how to cook them.

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Related Topix: Health, Food Science

Mirror.co.uk

Salmonella September: why people get sick over the bank holiday weekend

Everyone loves a good barbecue in the summer, but the data shows that our love of eating al fresco this time of year means that Brits are at risk of food poisoning.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health

This is The West Country

Food safety warnings

With the last long weekend of the summer coming up, Sedgemoor District Council and the Food Standards Agency are warning that cases of food poisoning almost double over the summer months.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Salisbury Journal

94% 'have risky BBQ hygiene habit'

Some 94% of people say they have at least one habit at the barbecue that risks the health of them and their guests Almost all Britons make risky hygiene mistakes at the barbecue, research has found, leading a Government body to suggest they cook the food in the oven first.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health

Eater

DOH Chronicles: Chicago's Department of Health has been...

Chicago's Department of Health has been using a new bot to alert it to instances of food borne illnesses that are posted to social media sites and Yelp, reports Popular Science .

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Medical Daily

Peanut Butter, Almond Butter Recall: What Types Of Food Can Be Contaminated With Salmonella?

Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and other private label nut butters manufactured by nSpired Natural Foods Inc. have been included in a voluntary recall due to a possible Salmonella contamination.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

York Press

Warning to check barbecued food

FOOD lovers eager to soak up the remaining days of summer are being warned to check the food they cook on barbecues.

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Related Topix: Health

Skegness Standard

Have a sizzling, safe barbecue

If you're aiming to round off a sensational summer with a barbecue in the garden, East Lindsey District Council and the Food Standards Agency have served up some advice to help make it a sizzling and safe success.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health

Examiner.com

When you should toss foods from your refrigerator and freezer

The average household has food in the refrigerator and freezer that should be thrown out .

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

What's Going Around

Nurse Practitioner Linda Eckerson at McLaren Greater Lansing-DeWitt Family Medicine is treating staph infections and swimmer's ear this week.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Can Twitter help better identify foodborne illness cases?

An estimated 55 million to 105 million people in the United States suffer from foodborne illnesses each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , resulting in costs of $2-$4 billion annually.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Twitter, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Canada, Health, E. Coli

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