Patulin

What is patulin? Patulin is a toxic fungal metabolite (mycotoxin) produced by certain moulds of the genera Penicillium, Aspergillus and Byssochlamys growing on various food commodities, especially fruit. Patulin exhibits a number of

Salmonella

What is Salmonella? Salmonella is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium belonging to a family called the Enterobacteriaceae, but it is not included in the group of bacteria referred to as coliforms. Salmonella is one of the principal

Listeria

What is Listeria? Listeria is a genus of Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria, containing a number of species including L. monocytogenes, L. innocua, L. welshimeri, L. seeligeri, L. ivanovii and L. grayi. Although the first four of these

Smile Direct Club Reviews

Very few people I know are naturally happy with their teeth from the beginning of their lives through to the end. You can ask anyone in Hollywood if they're completely happy with your teeth or you can ask anyone in the office and their

ProPlant Complete Shake Reviews

The modern lifestyle that we live in can sometimes make it more difficult to keep up with being healthy. Most people want to live a healthier and more positive life, but often don't have the time to put in. There are several factors that

Study finds arsenic in US wines

A newly published study by scientists at the University of Washington has found that almost all US-produced wines tested contained arsenic levels higher than those permitted in drinking water. However, a companion study concluded that

Omega XL Reviews

As far as supplements are concerned, most people out there know that they should start taking them at some point in their lives. But the problem is that there are so many options out there when you start looking for the right supplement

Learning from the mistakes of others

It is almost always instructive to read the detailed reports of investigations into food poisoning outbreaks, especially when the specific causes of the outbreak are clearly identified and properly explained. Often, the problem will

Clipple Reviews

Most of the people in my family have chronic snoring issues. I have way too many childhood memories of being kept awake by my father's snoring – and I realized that I didn't want to do the same torturous thing for my family. When my

Active PK Reviews

I first heard about Active PK and the rest of the products in the range when I went to see my doctor for our regular twice-a-year appointment. I knew that I needed to improve my health as I was about to go into my thirties: A lot of the

Giardia

What is Giardia? Giardia is a single-celled, flagellate, protozoan parasite belonging to the order Diplomonadida. The cells are unusual in having two nuclei. The species important in human illness is Giardia intestinalis (previously

Relief Factor Reviews

There are a ton of different products out there that promise relief if you have conditions like arthritis, gout, chronic inflammation or muscle pain, and it's fair to say that most of these are a total waste of time when it comes to what

Golo Diet Reviews

I'm a sucker for diet plans, and it's been that way ever since I entered my thirties and realized that I have to live a healthier life or be a victim of the same health conditions that's affected several members of my family. Now, I'm

Peptiva Reviews

The need for probiotics as part of my daily health first became apparent to me after stomach surgery two years ago: During the recovery period, the doctor prescribed probiotics in order to bring my digestive health back up to scratch after