Tag: bacteria

Don’t bring food poisoning to your summer cookout!

Don’t bring food poisoning to your summer cookout!

By Chrystal Okonta, MSPH, CHES USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service It’s a challenge to keep your food safe when having meals outdoors during w ...
How to keep your food safe

How to keep your food safe

The foods you eat during pregnancy can help you and your baby be healthy. Eat healthy foods and make sure you handle and prepare them safely and corre ...

Food safety during pregnancy: Protect yourself and your baby from harmful germs

  Your immune system is your body’s way of protecting itself from illnesses and diseases. During pregnancy your immune system weakens. This is ...
The do’s and don’ts of bottle-feeding

The do’s and don’ts of bottle-feeding

We all know breastfeeding is best for your baby, but if your baby is taking formula from a bottle, it is important to make sure each feeding is sa ...
Water bottles recalled

Water bottles recalled

Certain bottles of water produced by Niagara Bottling have been voluntarily recalled by the company even though reportedly no one has become sick from ...

Listeriosis – serious food poisoning

Listeriosis, a kind of food poisoning caused by harmful germs in something you eat or drink, is especially serious when you’re pregnant. It can cause ...