Archive for the 'Food Poisoning' Category

Government Data Shows Rise in Recalls of Organic Foods

Filed September 24th, 2015 admin

Data from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Agriculture shows a sharp increase in the number of recalls of organic food products. Stericycle, a company that handles recalls for businesses, uses this government data to compile quarterly reports on food recalls. Organic food products accounted for 7 percent of all food […]

Chemicals Used to Replace DEHP May be Just as Dangerous, Research Shows

Filed July 15th, 2015 Julie

About a decade ago, consumer plastics manufacturers began removing DEHP – a chemical that is a probable human carcinogen – from their products in a move that was hailed as an advancement in the interest of public health. Now new research suggests the chemicals used in place of DEHP may be just as harmful. In […]

“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may be Making Consumers Fat and Sick, Study Finds

Filed May 1st, 2015 Julie Ann Fidler

If you love diet soda or you always stir in a couple of packets of aspartame, sucralose or saccharine into your morning coffee, you may be setting yourself up for obesity, diabetes and other health problems. Israeli researchers discovered last year that mice who consumed artificial sweeteners were more likely to become obese and develop […]

Recalled Kraft Macaroni & Cheese may Contain Small Metal Parts

Filed March 20th, 2015 laurie

Kraft Foods Group recalled about 242,000 cases of its Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner over concerns that the products contain small metal parts. The affected 7.25-ounce boxes have “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015, and are imprinted with the code “C2” directly below the date […]