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 ...

Oct 22, 2010
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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, ...

Aug 23, 2010
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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 ...

Aug 23, 2010
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