According to the Guardian, a gourmet Christmas dinner for 2,600 workers at the French aerospace group Airbus Atlantic left 700 of the staff sick. 

The health authorities have launched an investigation to establish what caused the mass outbreak of gastroenteritis among a reported 700 employees. 

The festive feast was organized and provided by the company’s own restaurant


Multiple states have reported potential cases to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of high blood lead levels (BLLs) in children consuming recalled cinnamon-containing applesauce products that have high levels of lead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to advise clinicians and

According to numerous press reports, several 911 calls were made around 4 p.m. Saturday alerting first responders to illnesses occurring at Kumo Japanese Steakhouse in Stony Brook.

A Suffolk County spokesperson said a total of 28 people reported getting sick. Twelve of them were rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment and were discharged.


Health leaders said seven people are in the hospital, and more than 30 have reported symptoms consistent with salmonellosis. Kayla Semonco and her boyfriend Parker Allred are two of those who had hospital visits are eating take-out from the restaurant.

Semonco and Allred went to Tarheel Q on June 17th, to celebrate Allred’s father’s birthday.

Last week as the news surrounding the hospitalization of an Ebola victim in Dallas, I passed through the Dallas/Fort Worth airport on my way to Austin to give a series of food safety speeches.  By the time I got home came the report of the first death in the United States.  This morning came the

Tampa Bay Police report, shortly after dinner, Ronnie Morales felt sick and called 911. However, he was feeling so ill that his girlfriend drove him to St. Joseph’s Hospital. When they arrived his girlfriend also became ill and was rushed across the street to St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital where they induced labor, as she was

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have added to the growing body of evidence that multiple sclerosis may be triggered by a toxin produced by common foodborne bacteria. The presented their research at the 2014 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system characterized

According to Food Safety Magazine, NSF International’s Applied Research Center (ARC) has released the 2013 NSF International Household Germ Study, revealing that many common kitchen items harbor unsafe levels of E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, yeast and mold. NSF International scientists point to a number of contributing factors — including improper food storage, handling, preparation and

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced over the weekend that about 188,000 pounds of chicken imported from Chile is being recalled for potential dioxin contamination.

After the Chilean Ministry of Health found dioxin in chicken products, FSIS said it instructed importers to hold product from the country at the point