Public Health

Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand cheese has been recalled. To date 14 illnesses were reported, which may be related to this brand , according to the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Whole Foods Market recalled ricotta salata cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria, reported the FDA. “Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling ricotta salata […]

Whole Foods Market recalls cheese for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Recalls: World Berries™ Organic “Cacao Nibs” “FunFresh Foods, Inc. of San Clemente, California,” the Food and Drug Administration reports, “is voluntarily recalling a single lot of its 6 ounce packages of FunFresh Foods™ World Berries™ Organic “Cacao Nibs” because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli […]

Recalls: World Berries™ Organic “Cacao Nibs” Because of Possible Contaminated ...

“Henry’s Farm Inc. Expands Recall Of Soybean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk,” reported the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Product Henry’s Farm Inc. Soybean Sprouts Contact: Consumer 301-802-2996 or, 804-786-3520 Media Mr. Soo Park 301-802-2996 These products may be contaminated “with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious […]

Recall: Natto Soybean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

The two movies below provide tips on reducing the risk of food poisoning, though prevention is the best way to deal with food safety. Food poisoning affects millions around the world. Below are some tips and recommendations. How To Prevent Food Poisoning One in 6 Americans experience food poisoning each year […]

Food Safety

Cantaloupes (Photo: Margarita Persico)
Los melones contaminados con la bacteria listeriosis, la cual ha cobrado la vida de 13 personas, se origino en Jensen Farm, Colorado, EE. UU. “La listeria es poco frecuente pero mortal”, dijo el Dr. Thomas Frieden, director del CDC, quien añadió que este brote ha causado la mayor muerte en […]

El Jefe del Center for Disease Control (CDC) hablo sobre ...

Cantaloupes (Photos: Margarita Persico)
The contaminated cantaloupe originated in Jensen Farms. “Listeria is rare but ,” said Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the CDC, who added that this outbreak has caused the most death in the past decade. The recent outbreak has infected 72 persons in 18 states; 13 have died according to CDC. […]

CDC Chief speaks on the deadly melon contamination

Fortunately, Nancy Rivera now sees the light. She now knows the dangers of diabetes. “I was a walking time bomb … waiting to explode,” says Rivera, a 48-year-old mother of four who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She had all the symptoms: she was overweight, constantly tired and always […]

For Latinos, diabetes an emerging health threat