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.
Grocery stores are clearing out portions of their produce sections after a packing company in California found fruit possible tainted with listeria.
Reser’s Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pop the top of your favorite soda can and you can expect to find carbonated water, sugar, even sodium.
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.
Medical officials have a health warning for Texans hunting feral hogs. According to the CDC, feral hogs can expose hunters to a bacterial illness called brucellosis.
Serratia Plymuthica. Brevundimonas diminuth. Enterobacter asburiae. Klebsiella. Do you know what these are? Well, you may have been sitting next to them on your last airplane flight?