In a recent study, the Environment Working Group discovered that store-bought meat contained antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as superbugs, which can cause consumers to become ill.
Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.
More than 700 women are expected to participate Saturday in the annual See Jane Run triathlon in Pleasanton. But there are concerns about water quality in the lake where the swimming portion takes place.
Bacteria levels at beaches all over the Bay Area have improved dramatically since last year, so beach goers can enjoy the shore without worry this summer, environmentalists said Thursday.
A sea lion found stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek last week was euthanized Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at the Marin County rescue center where he was being treated.
Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.
The number of bed bug infestations reported in South Bay homes and hotels nearly doubled in 2010, and county vector control officials said Thursday they expect even more cases this year.
MONTEREY (CBS/BCN) — Health officials have posted an advisory notice at Monterey Municipal Beach to warn beachgoers about an unsafe amount of bacteria that was detected in the waters on Thursday. Beachgoers are advised to […]
A recent advertisement that may have some consumers worried: A reusable grocery bag wrapped in police tape along with a warning that reusable bags can contain lead and harbor bacteria.
The Mono Lake discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on Earth and possibly beyond.