Featured in e. coli
These bird species are most likely to contaminate our fruits and veggies
A sweeping new study dissects how pathogens get passed on from bird poop to farms to food.
Researchers are using gassy, explosive bacteria to destroy cancer cells
Researchers are weaponizing an ancient protein against cancer.
Yeast and E. coli can grow in conditions that might exist on alien planets
The microbes thrived in pure hydrogen conditions, suggesting alien microbes might as well.
Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled
An investigation into the leafy green’s dirty reputation.
Eating raw cookie dough is fine if you follow these steps
Like all things in life, its all about calculated risk.
The CDC says everyone needs to toss their romaine
And don't buy more.
E. coli doesn’t just give you food poisoning—it can also help you get essential nutrients
Not all strains are the same.
New tech could soon let you test whether your lettuce carries E. coli
But is at-home food testing actually beneficial?
Restaurants could save a lot of dough by letting sick employees stay home
A single outbreak of norovirus—or any foodborne illness—can cost quite a lot.
How about this disease-infested rat weather we’re having?
It's a beautiful day for bacteria.