MARION – The Ohio State University is seeking Marion County families to help with a food safety study that researchers hope will lead to revisions of the nation’s food safety guidelines.

Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is studying the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, which causes the food-borne illness listeriosis.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For information contact: January 5, 2007 Arty Schronce, Yao Seidu or Jackie Sosby (404) 656-3689 Possible Listeria contamination Tommy Irvin Alerts Georgians About Recalled Frankfurters

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin is alerting Georgians that some frankfurters sold in the state may possibly be contaminated with a species of bacteria that can

Cochise County health officials are warning residents about risks associated with eating cheese made from milk that has not been pasteurized.

Queso fresco and other Mexican-style soft cheeses made from unpasteurized milk can contain listeria bacteria, the source of a dangerous and sometimes fatal food borne infection called listeriosis. The county Health Department is launching

Imagine going to your doctor with joint pain and leaving with a prescription for ginger.

Before the advent of synthetic drugs, that might have happened. Herbs and spices have a long history as folk medicine, and not without merit.

Today, researchers are working to quantify their health benefits.

"We don’t have enough evidence to say

PROVIDENCE – Customers are advised to discard any food items prepared at Compare Foods, 863 Broad St., Providence, the R.I. Health Department said in a warning late Friday.

Affected by the warning are prepared foods including sandwiches, deli sliced meats and cheeses, and deli salads, such as tuna, macaroni, seafood, turkey, ham and cheese or

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert to remind consumers of the Nov. 24 recall of cooked ham and turkey products from HoneyBaked Foods Inc., of Holland, Ohio that were sold nationwide through internet and telephone catalogue sales as well as at retail establishments and

Mexico’s queso fresco can cause serious disease

Crumbly, soft queso fresco — a type of homemade, fresh white cheese — is a signature favorite in Mexico that is now available in many U.S. supermarkets.

However, consuming queso fresco imported from Mexico could make you gravely ill, officials warn. And outbreaks of severe illness are continuing

For the second time this month, a Norfolk food packer has voluntarily recalled its mixed fruit product.

The owner of Krisp-Pak tells Your NewsChannel 3 that one sample of the mixed fruit tested positive for listeria. Of the 49 samples sent out for testing, only one came back positive Monday. The samples were taken from