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High-fat diet 'increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease'

It can live and grow in a wide range of foods, in particular chilled ready-to-eat foods such as packaged sandwiches, butter, cooked sliced meats, smoked salmon, certain soft cheeses and pate. High-fat diet ‘increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease’ Independent.ie A high-fat “western” diet weakens the ability of the immune system to fight… Read More »

Study of Cellphone Risks Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link to Cancer, at Least in Male Rats

For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether or not cellphones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results of what experts call the world’s largest and most costly experiment to look into the question. The study originated in the Clinton administration, cost $ 30 million and involved some 3,000… Read More »

Pret accused of taking unnecessary risks by allergy sufferers

Image copyright Amelia ZekavicaImage caption Amelia Zekavica was hospitalised after eating a Pret sandwich Allergy sufferers hospitalised after eating Pret a Manger sandwiches have demanded change to the company’s labelling. The coroner leading an inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse has also described the allergy labelling at Pret as “inadequate”. Ms Ednan-Laperouse, 15, who… Read More »