How to Cut Your Risk of E.Coli Poisoning (Video)

If you have ever have a stomach ache that makes you wonder about food poisoning, pay attention to how long symptoms last. Poisoning from Escherichia coli — better known as E. coli bacteria — often mirrors a viral infection, but many times is more severe and persists longer.

Are Your Burgers, Steaks and Meats Cooked Safely?

Some people prefer their meat on the rare side. But as a registered dietitian, I want my patients to be aware that tasting or eating undercooked meat can cause food poisoning. It’s important to understand what “undercooked” really means as it applies to different meats and cuts. How long to cook meat Meat may contain … Read More

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Listeria 101: Eat Safe This Season

It’s the season for picnic eats like hot dogs, deli sandwiches and salads. It may also be a prime time for food-borne illness caused by the bacteria Listeria, which can be found in common foods like these. Listeria is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control … Read More

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