Cases Rise in Ottawa’s School-Linked Salmonella Outbreak
By Mary Rothschild
There now are 37 Salmonella infections in Ottawa, most linked to a catering company that served meals to schools and day care centers, the city’s public health department reported Monday.The outbreak total includes 33 children, ranging in age from 15..
Denver Restaurateurs Say Inspections Being Used to Raise Cash
By Dan Flynn
Denver’s restaurateurs hurting from the Great Recession agreed to a deal in which the Department of Environmental Health stopped posting reports of critical violations for customers to see, in exchange for accepting higher fines for infractions. But two years later,…
California Still Investigating Claravale Farm Raw Milk
By Dan Flynn
Health officials in the Golden State say an investigation into a Campylobacter outbreak associated with raw milk from Claravale Farm is continuing, but is not over.”The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is conducting an epidemiologic investigation, ” according to…
Consumers Not Protected with Food Safety Rules ‘Stuck in Review’
By News Desk
New rules Congress called for in the Food Safety Modernization Act — for preventive controls for food, animal feed, produce safety and food imports — should be passed without further delay by the Obama Administration.So says the Consumer Federation of…
New strain of whooping cough emerging
Australian scientists have attributed a sharp rise in whooping cough cases to a new strain of the respiratory disease which could be becoming resistant to the current vaccine.
Vitamin D3 inhibits systemic inflammation to improve heart health markers
By John Phillip,
(NaturalNews) Thousands of research studies have demonstrated the powerful health-promoting properties of the prohormone compound, vitamin D3. Researchers publishing in The Journal of Immunology explain the specific molecular and signaling events by which vitamin D inhibits inflammation in the human body. In a very detailed analysis, scientists show that low blood circulating levels of vitamin D do not adequately inhibit the inflammatory cascade necessary to turn off this potentially destructive…
Heart surgeon openly admits low-fat diets recommended for years by mainstream medicine actually cause heart disease
By Jonathan Benson,
(NaturalNews) The belief that maintaining a low-fat diet promotes health and prevents disease is perhaps the single biggest misconception responsible for today’s epidemics of high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and early death. In a recent report, Dr. Dwight Lundell, a former heart surgeon with 25 years of experience, admits that low-fat diets are actually responsible for destroying health, and explains why consuming fats in proper balance with one another is vital for protecting the body from…
Cancer industry trying to co-opt most recent potential natural cure – frankincense
By Paul Fassa,
(NaturalNews) “There is not one, but many cures for cancer available. But they are all being systematically suppressed by … the major oncology centers. They have too much of an interest in the status quo,” stated Dr Robert Atkins, MD, creator of the Atkins Diet, after licensure problems for curing cancer patients with ozone therapy during the 1960s. Yet the cancer industry keeps doing exactly what Dr. Atkins described. It is amazing how many cures do exist while many suffer and die from “accepted…
Beat gallstones naturally
By Dr. David Jockers,
(NaturalNews) Gallstones are crystalline formations of cholesterol and calcium formed within the gallbladder and biliary tracts. These stones can vary widely in size from as small as a grain of salt to nearly the size of a golf ball. Gallstones are a sign of incomplete liver detoxification and pose a significant threat to the body. Beat gallstones naturally with an anti-inflammatory diet and cleansing cycle. The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for the bile that is produced by the liver. Bile…
Uninspected Pork Recalled
By Olivia Marler
Lawson Foods of Irvington, N.J. is recalling approximately 84,587 pounds of pork that includes pork imported from Canada not properly presented for re-inspection upon entry into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)…
Recall Notification Report 015-2012
Lawson Foods LLC, an Irvington, N.J., establishment, is recalling approximately 84,587 pounds of pork product, as it includes pork product imported from Canada that was not properly presented for re-inspection upon entry into the United States.
El Ranchero Del Sur, LLC Recalls El Ranchero Queso Fresco (Fresh Cheese), Los Corrales Queso Fresco en Hoja de Platano (Fresh Cheese in Banana Leaf), and El Ranchero Queso Oaxaca (String Cheese) Because of Possible Health Risk
El Ranchero Del Sur, LLC. of South River, New Jersey is recalling El Ranchero Queso Fresco 14 oz. (Fresh Cheese), Los Corrales Queso Fresco en Hoja De Platano 14 oz. (Fresh Cheese In Banana Leaf), El Ranchero Queso Oaxaca 14 oz. and 10 lb. (String Cheese) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.