Food Poisoning

Gwyneth Paltrow's Cookbook Could Make You Really Sick

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 04.03.2017 | Canada Living

Don't make her roast chicken recipe at home, folks.

How To Avoid Poultry Poisoning At Your Next Holiday Dinner

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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.

Can You Store Hot Food In The Fridge Right Away?

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living

The short answer: yes.

Pre-Washed Spinach Is No Cleaner Than Greens Picked From The Garden

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Living

You might want to wash that salad-in-a-bag again.

9 Things You Need To Know About Food Poisoning (Including The Signs)

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

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...

Barbecue Your Food Like A Champ This Summer

CP | Sadiya Ansari, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

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 fo...

13 Ways To Keep Your Food From Making You Sick

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Living

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 ...

You're Most Likely to Get Food Poisoned at a Restaurant

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

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.

Water, Water Everywhere and Not A Drop Safe To Drink

Greg White | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Living
Greg White

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.

Quick Study: 10 Foods With Pathogen Risks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Living

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 bi...

20 Foods We're Told Not To Swallow -- But It's Okay If You Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

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 myt...

How to Avoid Food Poisoning

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

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!

At Least 11 Sick In New Brunswick E. Coli Outbreak

CBC | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada

Health officials in New Brunswick are still trying to determine the cause of an E. coli outbreak in the province. Eleven cases have been ...

Food Poisoning Rates Higher In Canada Than U.S.

CP | Paul Clarke, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Living

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 pick...

Prepare Turkey Safely This Thanksgiving To Prevent Food-Related Illness

CP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Living

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 th...