Bacteria

Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Panhandle Beef Packer Recalls Meat

Caviness Beef Packers, located in the Texas Panhandle city of Hereford, has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.

09/26/2014

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Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed

Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.

09/22/2014

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Study Says Fist Bumps Are Less Germy

The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads far less bacteria than a typical handshake, researchers report. It seems to be the wisest greeting, especially during cold and flu season.

07/28/2014

Plums are seen for sale at a outdoor Farmer's Market August 15, 2013, in Washington, DC. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Fruit Recall Affects Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Costco And Kroger Stores

Grocery stores are clearing out portions of their produce sections after a packing company in California found fruit possible tainted with listeria.

07/22/2014

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Company Recalls Nearly 23K Pounds Of Bacteria-Tainted Meat

Reser’s Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.

10/23/2013

A health professional attends a mother breastfeeding her baby. (credit: Joel Nito/AFP/Getty Images)

New Breast Milk Policy Planned For Online Exchange

An online breast milk exchange linked to bacteria contamination says it is changing its policies. Researchers found high amounts of bacteria that could potentially sicken babies in three-fourths of samples they bought from women who advertised on the popular website, Only the Breast.

10/21/2013

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DFW Doctor Talks Flu & Bacteria Study

Dr. Crystal Foster looks ahead at the upcoming flu season, and discusses a study about how the bacteria inside of humans could impact a person’s weight.

10/16/2013

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I-Team: Eat Your Veggies, But Wash Them First

The I-Team visited North Texas grocery stores and a Farmer’s Market. We bought lettuce, spinach, cilantro, tomatoes and oranges. We swabbed the produce and tested the swabs to see what was lurking on the groceries we bought.

06/16/2013

Tesco Opens First Of Its "Fresh And Easy" Stores In L.A

Farm Rich Recalls Products Over E. Coli Fears

Rich Products Corp. has announced a voluntary recall of its Farm Rich Mini Quesadillas and other Farm Rich products because of a possible E. coli contamination.

03/29/2013

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Officials Alarmed By Increasing Superbug Reports

Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.

03/05/2013

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Yuck! What’s On That Soda Can? CBS 11’s I-Team Finds Out

Pop the top of your favorite soda can and you can expect to find carbonated water, sugar, even sodium.

CBS 11–02/04/2013

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Viral Video: Truth About The 5 Second Rule

Is the five second rule safe for dropped foods? Here’s an in-depth look at the science behind the common food “rule” that has been imagined and used for years.

12/03/2012

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