Tag: listeria

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Listeria

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Listeria

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
Cooking out this weekend?

Cooking out this weekend?

Long holiday weekends are prime time for cookouts and family gatherings. And there’s one activity that can always bring people together – eating! Whet ...
Prevent infections by preventing foodborne illnesses

Prevent infections by preventing foodborne illnesses

At one time or another in our lives, we've probably all experienced the very unpleasant symptoms of food poisoning. Usually within a day, you bounce b ...

Ice cream and listeria

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream® is recalling all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets and ice cream sandwiches because the products may have listeria ...
Is unpasteurized milk safe?

Is unpasteurized milk safe?

Raw milk and milk products from cows, goats, and sheep can transmit life-threatening bacterial infections. In a new policy statement, the American Aca ...

Recall of foods due to possible listeria contamination

Concern of possible listeria contamination is prompting grocery stores in 25 states to pull refrigerated foods from their shelves. Listeriosis is a ki ...

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 ...