The holidays are a time of family, food and fun. However, the festivities and busy schedules can also make it a time for people to forget food safety guidelines.
A new Consumer Group report found that 97 percent of chicken breast are infected with some kind of bacteria.
The anthrax bacteria is able to penetrate inside a cell and hide itself in such a manner that even medical analysis cannot detect it sometimes, a study finds. The bacteria uses the same strategy as Trojan horse tale.
The CDC will import a meningitis vaccine for students at Princeton University.
A by-product of the digestion of dietary fiber by gut microbes boosts the immune system, a new study finds.
The USDA reported that around 180,000 pounds of food produced by Glass Onion Catering have been recalled.
Brushing your teeth does more than prevent cavities; it can also boost heart health.
Forget painful flu shots, pickles may help protect people against the flu virus. A new study reveals that Japanese pickles may help protect people from getting the flu.
Researchers plan on releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes that are protected against the dengue virus in Vietnam.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported that 12 percent of imported spices are contaminated with insects, animal excrement, rodent hair and rubber bands.
In order to reduce infection rates post surgery, researchers reported that using a narrow spectrum of UV light at 207 nm could be effective in killing bacteria without harming human skin.
The USDA announced that the Salmonella outbreak that affected 278 people was caused by chicken.
Deadly skin infections caused by exposure to contaminated water in home aquariums are greatly under-diagnosed, according to new research.
59-year-old Henry Konietzky died two days after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria while out trapping crabs.
The Badger brand of sunscreens for babies and children has recalled nearly 30,000 tubes due to contamination.