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Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.

Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.  The food service industry can help prevent norovirus outbreaks Most norovirus outbreaks from

Shiitake mushroom high in toxic arsenic

Tuesday June 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Shiitake mushroom is delicious!  But a study in Food Chemistry suggests that eating too much shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes) ...
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Study Claiming Fluoride Does Not Lower IQ is Flawed

MAY 29, 2014 Dear Readers:  A recent New Zealand study published in the American Journal of Public Health, which claims to exonerate a link between fluoride and lowered IQ, is scientifically flawed ...
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AgriLife Extension experts offer tips on safe Memorial Day grilling, food safety

May 22, 2014 Paul Schattenberg, 210-467-6575, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Joyce Cavanagh 979-845-3859, jacavanagh@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jenna Anding, 979-847-9228, j-anding@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – With Memorial Day weekend approaching, many Texans are preparing their grills for a family ...
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High Cholesterol Levels Lower Fertility

Higher cholesterol levels may prevent or delay pregnancy, according to a new study led by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Researchers observed ...
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Recent Evidence Regarding Triclosan and Cancer Risk

Conclusion: Recent evidence suggests that triclosan exposure may alter cancer risk, although human studies are lacking in both number and scope. Therefore, epidemiologic studies of risk associated with various concentrations and durations of exposure to triclosan are needed, as well as studies to characterize human exposure to triclosan through varying use of triclosan-containing consumer products and other routes of exposure....
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Oxidized cholesterol damages men's fertility

Wednesday May 21, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study recently published in Andrologies suggests eating a diet full of oxidized cholesterol can damage men's fertility. ...
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Acrylamide exposure impairs blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier function

Editor's note: Acrylamide is found high in fried foods and baked foods. Acrylamide is highly reactive and it may increase risk of cancer....
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PERES Portable “Electronic Nose” Analyzes Spoilage Levels of Food to Determine if Safe for Consumption (PR)

This first-of-its-kind system is now available to customers for pre-order on popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo Charlotte, NC – On April 1, ARS LAB launched an Indiegogo ...
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How Sweet It Is: All About Sugar Substitutes

Whether it’s to cut down on the number of calories they consume or any of a variety of other reasons, some people use sugar substitutes ...
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