Whether you’re rooting for Argentina or Germany in the World Cup final on Sunday, make sure that your match-viewing is penalty-free by following the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s food safety advice. The agency has even made the eye-catching graphic below to help you out. Unless you are the goal keeper, using your hands is not…

According to a June 17, 2014, report from Brasilia, at least 40 volunteers at the World Cup soccer tournament there were sickened after a Saturday luncheon served to about 300 people. Health surveillance officials said the symptoms included abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting and had occurred just before the match between Switzerland and Ecuador. Luncheon…

Ninety Fifa World Cup volunteers were treated for food poisoning after eating breakfast at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga on Friday.

Local organizing committee spokesman Rich Mkhondo said, “they got sick after eating food this morning. Some of them were vomiting while others suffered from diarrhea.”

An investigation had been launched to determine if…

The thousands of soccer (football for the rest of the world) fans traveling to South Africa for the World Cup also get the opportunity for the next few weeks to sample the variety of foods available there, in addition to the action in the packed stadiums.

The arrival in South Africa of football is credited …