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...

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...

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...

Food Safety When Cooking at Home

Restaurants are closed and more people are staying home and cooking for themselves. Spending more time in the kitchen means food safety and avoiding food borne illness in the home kitchen should be getting more attention.  No one ever wants food poisoning, and now is...

6 Things A Food Attorney Won’t Eat

Want to know what food to avoid to keep from getting food poisoning? Ask Bill Marler, a premier food poisoning attorney.  He’s spent over 20 years filing food poisoning lawsuits – and winning.  In fact, he’s won over $600 million dollars for his clients.  So, it seems...

Why So Many People Are Getting Food Poisoning

Why are so many people getting food poisoning? 48 million people will get food poisoning each year–that’s one out of every six Americans. What’s going on?  Why do we hear about food poisoning cases so often?  Scientists at the US Department of Agriculture...