Should You Beware of Contaminated Candy on Halloween?

By devFood Poisoning

Halloween is supposed to be an evening of pure joy for American families, but parents are becoming increasingly worried about the candy their children receive from strangers. While contaminated Halloween candy is rare, there may be other dangers lurking in plastic cauldrons. Read below for tips and tricks on how to keep Halloween safe and fun for kids and adults …

To Eat or Not to Eat: Food Recall Safety

By devFood Poisoning

A recent National Public Radio report detailed American shortcomings in recalling tainted food, which is taking too long to be removed from store shelves, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. During a review, federal investigators found that food companies took a shocking average of 57 days to recall items after the FDA was informed of the …

Common Types of Food Poisoning

By devFood Poisoning

If a person gets sick due to the food he or she ate being contaminated with bacteria, then it is called food poisoning. The common symptoms of food poisoning are temporary diarrhea and vomiting, but for children and the elderly, it can sometimes be fatal. A minimum of 250 types of food poisoning have been identified, and in this article …

What to Do After Getting Food Poisoning

By devFood Poisoning

Food poisoning is uncomfortable and can be truly horrible to deal with. If you have been made ill from consuming contaminated food, you may be wondering whether or not you can make a case for yourself. The answer is yes! However, time delays that occur between eating the food and the first signs of illness can make it difficult to …

Preventing Food Poisoning

By devFood Poisoning

If you’ve ever been unlucky enough to suffer a bout of food poisoning, you know that you want to do all you can to prevent repeating the incident. When preparing food at home there’s a risk of cross-contamination that could result in serious reactions and illness for your whole family. There are several things you can do to reduce your …

Caramel Coloring in Beverages and Foods Can Be Dangerous

By devFood Poisoning, Product Liability

The US Food and Drug Administration is currently testing foods including sodas for the chemical impurities found in caramel coloring and flavoring after a Consumer Reports study showed higher levels of dangerous substances in some products. Consumer Reports Study The Consumer Reports study showed levels of 4-methylimidazole or 4-MEI higher than 29 micrograms. At 29 micrograms, 4-MEI is considered potentially …

Misleading Food Labels Trigger Class Action Lawsuits

By devFood Poisoning, Personal Injury

Mislabeling of foods that are either genetically modified (GMO) or contain genetically modified ingredients has the potential to trigger some of the largest class action lawsuits. Voters have had difficulty in passing amendments that would require GMO labeling on food, but consumers are joining together in an endeavor to exercise their right to know what is in their food. The …

Food Poisoning: The What, How, and Where?

By devFood Poisoning, Personal Injury

Food poisoning is no joke, and anyone who has experienced the wrath can attest to its severity. Young children, pregnant women, and the elderly risk more severe side effects from food poisoning. If someone you know fits any of those categories and has food poisoning like symptoms, please have them contact a doctor immediately! Below is some information on how …

Food Poisoning: FDA Warns of Drugs that May Make E. Coli Infections Worse

As you may recall, I blogged about Glass Onion Catering based out of Richmond, California who reported that 181,620 pounds of their product had been tainted by E. Coli. The affected foods were a series of ready-to-eat salads and lettuce wrap supplies that included fully-cooked, grilled chicken and ham. The specific strain of E. Coli is called O157:H7, and the …

Food Poisoning: 90 Tons of Salad Recalled for E. Coli

In one of the largest cases of E. Coli contamination in recent memory, Glass Onion Catering based out of Richmond, California has reported that 181,620 pounds of product has been tainted by E. Coli. The affected foods are a series of ready-to-eat salads and lettuce wrap supplies that include fully-cooked grilled chicken and ham. The specific strain of E. Coli …

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