General Mills Recalls 10 Million Pounds of Flour over E. Coli Outbreak

General Mills has recalled an estimated 10 million pounds of flour over fears that they contain the E. coli bacterium. Over 38 people have been stricken with the bacterium in over 20 states.


NYC Salt Labeling Rule Becomes Enforceable Starting June 6

Starting June 6, 2015 chain restaurants in New York City must include a symbol next to dishes containing excessive amounts of salt, or they can be fined $200,


Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats After Finding Traces Of Glyphosate

Taiwan has recalled Quaker Oats after glyphosate was detected in amounts exceeding the nation’s legal limits in 10 out of 36 products.


New Rat Study Finds Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer

Many scientists don’t think cell phones emit enough radiation to cause cancer, but a new study may make believers out of the biggest skeptics.


Flesh Eating Disease Spreads Through the Middle East

Across the Middle East, people are exposed to the perfect breeding ground for cutaneous leishmaniasis, a disfiguring disease caused by infected sand flies.


Weedkiller Presence Sparks Lawsuit over Quaker Oats “100% Natural” Label

A group of consumers is suing the parent company of Quaker Oats, alleging its “100% Natural” label constitutes false advertising.


Arizona Measles Outbreak Numbers Rise by 8

Eight new cases of the measles have been confirmed in Arizona, all originating from a private detention center in Eloy.


Implant that Weans Addicts off Opioids Wins FDA Approval

A new implant designed to help people wean off of heroin and other opioid drugs has been approved by the FDA and could be available in a month.


It’s Here: Bacteria Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Shows Up In U.S.

The first case of an infection caused by bacteria that is resistant to ALL antibiotics has been found in Pennsylvania, and more cases may be out there.


Watch Out: Thousands of Pools Close Due to Health Violations

Swimming is great exercise, but public pools can be filthy. Read about a new report on how many public venues gets shut down, and how to protect yourself.


Controversy Brews as FitBit Deemed Inaccurate by Study

Recently, a group of consumers has filed a class action suit against Fitbit, stating that the wristband inaccurately measures heart rate.


Twitter Users Raise Depression Awareness with #MyDepressionLooksLike Hashtag

Users are sharing emotionally-raw stories about their own struggles with depression using the hashtag #MyDepressionLooksLike on Twitter.


Study Finds 43% Of Sunscreens Tested Don’t Live up to SPF Claims

Consumer Reports has a warning for us – nearly half of sunscreen products in the U.S. fail to live up to the SPF claim on their bottles.


84-Page Report Outlines 9 Ways to Beat Antibiotic Resistance

Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.


Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Farmers Sue Monsanto over Allegations of Cancer

Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.


House Passes Bill Overhauling Chemical Safety Standards

It will take some time, but if a new bill is signed into law, 64,000 chemicals that were previously unregulated will be reviewed by the EPA.