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CDC Declares Drug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak

CDC Declares Drug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak

(Image source: NPR / Foster Farms) BY CHARESSE JAMES A multistate salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken involves several strains of the disease, including several antibiotic-resistant strains, which have put 42 percent of victims in the hospital. “The agricultural department operating with just 87 percent of the staff has issued

Why Do We Eat Raw Fish But Not Raw Chicken?

Why Do We Eat Raw Fish But Not Raw Chicken?

Have you ever been snacking on some sashimi and paused to wonder: why do we eat raw fish but not raw chicken? Really, eating any kind of raw meat comes with some health risk to humans, depending on how it was slaughtered, stored, and prepared. But some are more iffy

Why You Should Stop Eating Chicken!

Why You Should Stop Eating Chicken!

Can you tell me why you should stop eating chicken? Because it is around three dollars a pound these days? Because the cost of wings now rivals that of pizza? I’ve heard you shouldn’t eat chicken. I don’t know how much of that is bird flu hype. Hardly anyone died

Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

When our vegetarian ancestors started eating meat around two million years ago, it wasn’t just because animals taste great, it was pure necessity. Climate change made many of the plants our ancestors relied on less available and meat bridged that gap. From the discovery of fire at the latest, meat

Stomach infections in summer

Stomach infections in summer

Many of us enjoy our barbeque meats and fishes and other foods on the grill. It’s important to note that if the food is not properly cooked on the barbeque, that is, all the way through that’s a risk for whole host of gastrointestinal or stomach infections, and these include