Should You Rewash Bagged Salad?

Leafy greens are supposed to be good for us.  But a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study found that between 1998 and 2008, salad greens were associated with more food poisoning cases than any other type of food.  In 2016, Consumer Reports tested 208 bags of “triple...

Deadly Methanol Found in 9 Hand Sanitizers

Consuming hand sanitizer—whether accidentally or on purpose—has been sending people to emergency rooms for years.  And now, with it being everywhere you turn the incidents of poisonings have increased exponentially.  As of May 31, 2020, poison control centers have...

New Food Poisoning Treatment: Prozac?

There is a new food poisoning treatment on the horizon. Scientists are looking at the antidepressant medications like Prozac as a treatment for E.coli infections.   There are approximately 265,000 cases a year of food poisoning caused by E.coli.   36 percent of these...

New Insights Into the Cause of Infidelity

It’s estimated that 20 to 25 percent of all marriages suffer from infidelity.  And we know men and women cheat at about the same rate.  A new study is casting more light on the cause of indidelity.  Jana Hackathorn and Brien K. Ashdown, an associate professor at...

FDA Changes Food Labeling Rules-Again

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed the labeling rules for food for the fifth time since the Covid-19 pandemic began.  This time the change allows manufacturers to substitute ingredients without changing the information on the label.  This gives people...