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USDA: Stop Washing Your Poultry

(CNN) - Before you cook up your favorite chicken dish; don't wash it. That's the latest from the USDA. They say you might actually get sick by doing it. How? Well, a study of home cooks showed washing your…

5 Million Lbs of Beef Added to Salmonella Recall

(CNN) - Check your freezer! More beef has been recalled due to salmonella contamination. More than five-million pounds of non-intact raw beef products have been added to the initial recall from back in October. The brands of beef include…

Several Salads, Wraps Recalled-Parasite Concerns

(CNN) - Double check your salad and wrap products. Health officials say there are concerns about possible parasite contamination. The USDA¬† issued a public health alert Monday warning about more than two dozen items available in major grocery chains.…

Study: Most People aren't Washing Hands Properly

(CNN) - A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found 97%of the time, people are not washing their hands adequately. That means germs that can make you sick are staying on your hands. Researchers asked almost 400…