Google+ Badge

Monday, December 15, 2014

12/15/14 Health News: Dangerous Pizza ♦ Canadian beef tainted With E. coli ♦ MEAT OR SEAFOOD ONLINE CAN BE UNSAFE ♦ Patients given less blood during transfusions do well

Federal system failed to keep E. coli tainted beef from Canadian tables
The federal system designed to keep Canadian food safe to eat failed in December to prevent ground beef contaminated with E. coli from being offered for sale to consumers. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency's December recall of 31,000 pounds of ground beef followed a positive test of a random sample by a federally-coordinated public health surveillance program, CBC News has …Continue Reading
ORDERING PERISHABLE MEAT OR SEAFOOD ONLINE CAN BE UNSAFE
If you’re thinking about ordering a Christmas ham online or sending a foodie gift basket to a loved one this holiday season, you might want to reconsider. Research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that there are some serious food safety risks associated with ordering raw and/or perishable meat, poultry, game and seafood...Continue Reading
FAMILY PIZZA NIGHT LEADS TO EMERGENCY SURGERY FOR WA MAN
For the Michael and Diane Norman family of Auburn, WA, a weekly tradition has been Pizza Friday. Diane, 48, would alternate picking up pizzas from different restaurants near their home south of Seattle, and she and her husband, their three sons, and their daughter and son-in-law would share them. “On this particular Friday (Sept. 19,...Continue Reading
Patients given less blood during transfusions do well

It's a simple premise -- now backed up by more evidence than ever: 'Why give more blood to anyone if you can't show it benefits them?' Research has found that for many patients, smaller blood transfusions after surgery are at least as beneficial as larger ones, both in the short term and the long term. Continue Reading

No comments:

Post a Comment