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How do you know your food is safe?

Looking at the label is the first thing many people do to assess food safety. Most foods carry labels such as “sell by”, “use by”, or “best before”.  Many people believe that food is not safe if consumed past these dates. A recent Time Magazine article by Alexandra Sifferlin cites a report from the Natural [...]

By |2016-11-05T04:26:40-05:00October 8th, 2013|Diet and Digestive Health, Food safety|0 Comments

Sh*t happens

In a surprising move, the Food and Drug Administration has reversed course eliminating the heavy regulatory burden imposed in April of this year on US medical facilities that wanted to conduct fecal transplants (commonly referred to as FMT for fecal microbiota transplantation) for people sick with colitis caused by Clostridium difficile (C diff) that does [...]

By |2016-11-05T04:27:05-05:00July 27th, 2013|antibiotics, C diff, Fecal Transplants|2 Comments