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  • CONSUMER REPORTS: Mechanically tenderized beef risk

    CONSUMER REPORTS: Mechanically tenderized beef risk
    Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution. The beef you buy may have been tenderized by machines, and that process can introduce potentially deadly bacteria into your food. The trouble is that sharp...
  • Contaminated ground turkey? Here are some safety tips for cooking

    Contaminated ground turkey? Here are some safety tips for cooking
    In the wake of the recent Consumer Reports investigation finding a high percentage of contamination in ground turkey sold at retail outlets, there are some things to remember about food safety. The Times' Ricardo Lopez reported: "Consumer Reports said...
  • City to text, email beach closures

     
    Evanston has launched a program to notify beachgoers on the go of any closures at the city’s seven beaches. Beach patrons can sign up to …...
  • Partnership looks to predict need for beach closures

     
    When health officials test Lake Michigan for high levels of bacteria, the results don't come in for about 18 hours — which doesn't do swimmers …...
  • Lakefront communities work to address bacteria issues for swimmers

     
    If a Lake Michigan beach is closed due to bacteria levels, people who swam the day before are the ones who should worry. It takes …...
  • Are organic foods worth it?

     
    Some discussions just don't end. Designated hitter or let the pitcher bat? Is the stuff you put on spaghetti sauce or gravy? Obama or Romney? (Well, at least that one will end in a few months.) But then you get to the real meat-and-potatoes conundrum of...
  • Wash your hands and your food

     
    The recent food-safety breakdowns that have made headlines this week are not from the typical suspects -- meat, fish or dairy products. The potentially offending items are, of all things, romaine lettuce and canteloupes. Potentially tainted lots were...
  • What could possibly go wrong?

     
    By Megan Crepeau Is it just me, or does this sound like the premise of a horror film? It’s a project 500 million years in the making: Using a process called paleo-experimental evolution, Georgia Tech researchers have resurrected a 500-million-year-...
  • Sequester debate hides the cold facts of our budget crisis

    Sequester debate hides the cold facts of our budget crisis
    Federal deficits are too large, and mounting national debt threatens future generations. But as Democrats and Republicans squabble over the mandatory spending cuts known as sequestration that went into effect Friday night, they are failing to face the...
  • No source found yet for E. Coli that poisoned Stanford kindergarteners

    No source found yet for E. Coli that poisoned Stanford kindergarteners
    Local, state and federal health officials have not yet found the source that caused up to three children at Stanford Elementary School to come down with E. Coli poisoning. The involved agencies — from the Centers for Disease Control down to the...
  • Gov't to speed tracking of E. coli in meat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government plans to speed up the process for tracking E. coli in meat, a move that will help authorities more quickly find the source of bacteria outbreaks and hasten food recalls. The new Agriculture Department program...