News tagged with food poisoning

Succimer found ineffective for removing mercury

Succimer, a drug used for treating lead poisoning, does not effectively remove mercury from the body, according to research supported by the National Institutes of Health. Some families have turned to succimer as an alternative ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Medications
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Admin. official: FDA to inspect large egg farms

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is planning to inspect all of the country's largest egg farms before the end of next year following the massive recall of tainted eggs linked to a salmonella outbreak ...

dateAug 28, 2010 in Health
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Are the eggs sold at my supermarket safe to eat?

(AP) -- Two large Iowa farms have recalled 550 million eggs because of possible contamination with salmonella. Investigators from the Food and Drug Administration are trying to find the cause of the outbreak, ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in Health
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FDA: only 2 egg farms so far show salmonella

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread beyond two Iowa farms, though a team of investigators is still trying ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in Health
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