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Chicken nuggets recalled

More than 20,000 pounds of chicken nuggets are being recalled, after a sample tested positive for staph bacteria that can cause food poisoning.

The recall applies to 12-ounce boxes of Bell & Evans Gluten-Free Breaded Chicken Nuggets. 23 more words


Clark County Closes 2 Pools

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials are investigating after elevated levels of bacteria closed down two indoor pools.

The Desert Breeze Aquatic facility and the West Flamingo adult facility in Las Vegas closed after two separate strains of staph bacteria were found in the water. 92 more words


Missouri officials investigate bacteria as cause of deaths

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The Missouri health department is investigating whether the staph bacteria caused the deaths of two St. Charles County residents.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports… 94 more words


MRSA: Clever AND Dangerous

In 2007, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported 17,000 deaths from HIV/AIDS. In that same year, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA killed 18,600 people. 394 more words


Germs In Tubs

A recent study found staphylococcus bacteria in 26% of the tubs tested. A separate study had even worse findings for whirlpool tubs. When Texas A&M University microbiologist Rita Moyes, PhD tested 43 water samples from whirlpools, she found that all 43 had mild to dangerous bacterial growth. 14 more words


Phones aren't as clean as you think

It is estimated that telephone ear and mouthpieces carry up to 1,400 bacteria.



Kitchen Germs

An average kitchen sink contains 100,000 times more germs than the bathroom, and 52 percent of kitchen faucets are contaminated with harmful bacteria.