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Don't make her roast chicken recipe at home, folks.
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The holidays are a time to gather around a table with family or friends and chomp down on a delicious meal. But it could ruin your social game (and conscience) if you and your loved ones get sick because of the food you served.
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You might want to wash that salad-in-a-bag again.
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Now that spring is solidly here, we can think about having picnics and cooking meat on the grill. But we should also consider how we’ll do all these things safely — while food poisoning is a risk at a...
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TORONTO - There's a simple rule to preventing growth of nasty bacteria at your summer cookout which can cause your stomach grief for days."Keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold," says Brenda Watson,...
A couple of weeks ago, the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom warned the public not to wash raw chicken before cooking it, saying that water splashed throughout the kitchen during the process...
Each year, nearly 50 million Americans fall ill from contaminated food, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of foodborne illness. Symptoms can range from mild irritation to severe reactions, including stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and dehydration.
I was welcomed to Montreal in two languages, a kiss on both cheeks, and a warning not to drink the city water. Don't brush your teeth; don't cook with it, don't even look at it -- unless you boil it first. I haven't showered. Dishes are piled up in the sink.
Your juicy burger may look tasty, but what's actually in it? This year alone, there have been over 477 food recalls in Canada, including one the biggest ones in Canadian history, a massive country-wid...
At some point or another, we all believed swallowing a piece of gum would mean it sat in our stomachs for seven years. Which, for the record, is a myth. Dr. Rachel Vreeman, an assistant professor at I...
It's barbecue and picnic season! It's a great time to enjoy delicious food and the outdoors with your family. However, you may also be in the company of some unwanted guests -- bacteria and bacterial toxins that grow on your food can cause food poisoning, something that often gets passed off as the stomach flu. Here are some tips to fight back!
Health officials in New Brunswick are still trying to determine the cause of an E. coli outbreak in the province. Eleven cases have been confirmed while an additional 16 are being investigated, said...
OTTAWA - A new food safety report released by the Conference Board of Canada says half or more of all cases of food-borne illnesses in Canada are picked up in restaurants or from other food service pr...
OTTAWA - Turkey will be on the menu for many Canadians this holiday weekend, and it's important to properly prepare what will be the centrepiece of the festive meal to avoid food-related illness. Turk...