January 2008

The potential health risks associated with raw milk consumption need to be better understood by policy makers and the public. So says a report by the Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Agriculture. It was published online today by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Last February, the Pennsylvania Department of Health through routine electronic

We usually focus on food-borne illness here, but when pets poise a serious threat  to children due to salmonella we want to help get the word out. 

HealthDay Reporter Steven Reinberg today wrote about the Centers for Disease Control finding that 103 children got salmonella poisoning in the last half of 2007 from their pet

We’re not members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), but we do moniter the organization’s acitivities and positions because they offer a view that is worth paying attention to. PETA’s latest campaign is to get PetSmart, the naitonal pet food retailer from offering live pets for sale in its stores.

PETA’s investigation