Tag: salmonellosis

Turtles look cute but are dangerous to pregnant women and young children

If you’re pregnant or have children under the age of 5, you should remove any reptile or amphibian you may have in your home. That’s because they can ...
Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

The long weekend is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’ve been planning a gathering in the backyard for friends and family. This is th ...
You’re pregnant, can you drink eggnog?

You’re pregnant, can you drink eggnog?

The answer is yes and no. It depends. Here’s the scoop: Store-bought eggnog Traditionally, eggnog was made with raw eggs, which is not good for ...

Chicken and salmonella

In the last few days, you may have heard about people getting sick from salmonella found in some chicken. Salmonella are a kind of bacteria that cause ...