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Protect Yourself From Salmonella This Spring

Spring is right around the corner and for many families in the United States, this means it is time to celebrate Easter. An Easter celebration would not be complete without dyed Easter eggs. Easter eggs are nearly always hard boiled, but do not think that this means they cannot carry harmful bacteria. When eggs are not cooked to a safe temperature or they are stored improperly, Salmonella can develop within them and put those who consume the eggs at risk of becoming ill....
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Dole Salad Listeria Outbreak Affects 18 Victims in Nine States

By the time the source of a food poisoning outbreak is determined, acknowledged, and publicized, usually hundreds or even thousands of victims or more have been exposed to the dangerous bacteria. This is especially true if the outbreak is linked to a popular or widely-distributed food product....
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Famous Cases of Chain Restaurant Food Poisoning

Many Americans are under the impression that they are less likely to suffer from food poisoning when eating at well-known chain establishments than they are at smaller, independent food retailers because of the additional safety and quality measures with which corporate restaurants are required to comply. However, corporate oversight does not necessarily mean that the food from a particular retailer is safe from carrying dangerous bacteria....
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Do Not Eat These Foods, Warns Food Poisoning Expert

We all know that certain types of foods are more likely to carry dangerous bacteria than others. This is why we take certain food preparation and storage rules so seriously, such as cooking chicken until it is well done and washing leafy vegetables like spinach and kale thoroughly before using them....
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Foodborne Illness Can be Found in Food Replacements, Too

When you are on a diet or looking to bulk up, you might choose to replace or supplement your meals with nutrition shakes. You probably never think that you are exposed to hazards by consuming these shakes but the truth is, you can be. Recently, a man in Otero County and ten others reported falling ill from Garden of Life Raw Meal Organic Shake and Meal products....
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Five More Food Poisoning Outbreaks that Made America Sick in 2015

As we move into 2016, it is important that we do not forget the food poisoning outbreaks that caused so many of us to become ill last year. When we forget about previous health scares, we tend to become lax with food safety and put ourselves in a position to become ill again. Be vigilant this year by understanding how dangerous bacteria spreads, how it grows, and how you can reduce your risk of falling ill from food poisoning....
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Three Ways Food Poisoning Can Change Your Life

Usually, food poisoning resolves itself within a few days or a week. After eating a contaminated food product, you might experience some unpleasant symptoms and have to miss a day or two of work but generally, these effects are fairly short-lived. However, not everyone is so lucky....
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Understanding the Gravity of Food Poisoning

A recent report by Michigan State University discusses exactly how damaging food poisoning can be. In many cases, food poisoning can cause a victim to suffer significant health problems or even die if it is left untreated. This is why it is so important that you seek medical care for your illness as soon as you begin to feel the symptoms of food poisoning. Although food poisoning can often resolve itself within a few days, it can sometimes become a serious illness....
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