A few days ago, “Down Under” a.k.a. Australia, my friend, food safety guru, and for some strange reason, eater of raw shellfish, Dr. Julian Cox, was speaking about the risk of pregnant women consuming unpasteurized
I just learned one of my friends is pregnant, It made me think about food safety during pregnancy and I thought I would share my thoughts.
- Raw/undercooked meat
- Meat needs to be cooked to 160
Editor’s note: This column by Luis Delgadillo of the food safety education staff at the USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service was first published by USDA on Dec. 22. Most expectant mothers know about the dangers …
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The two federal agencies in charge of food safety in the U.S. have jointly published a manual of advice for avoiding foodborne illness during pregnancy. Pregnant women are at higher risk for severe illness from…
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A woman 38 weeks pregnant was diagnosed with Listeria monocytogenes infection, and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is now warning the public not to eat any cheese products produced by El
Pregnant women and people with leukemia and several other types of cancer are as much as 1,000 times more susceptible to Listeria infections, French researchers report.
Doctors at the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance
Information on arsenic exposure has been all over the news this year and the latest study to be released says that eating rice may lead to potentially harmful exposure to the toxic heavy metal.
Children born to women who have been exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester, may be at greater risk of developing asthma, according to a study presented May 1 at
Two senators are urging the Food and Drug Administration to revise its recommendations on how much fish pregnant and nursing women can safely eat.
In a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand
Is there a difference between banning a book and recalling a book for its content?
In Australia and New Zealand, a cookbook is being recalled because government health experts think its intended audience–pregnant women—could do