Food & nutrition
March 27, 2016

Food poisoning – it’s sickening

Food can be healthy and nutritious if it’s fresh, but no amount of fresh food can do you good if you don’t keep it clean. Germs are everywhere, even in your body, so it’s no surprise to find them on our food. That's why it's important to take extra care when cleaning fresh food or cooking meals. Here are three very dangerous examples. (more…)
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January 30, 2014

Salmonella outbreak in Limpopo

The diarrhoea outbreak in Limpopo earlier this week that left 42 people hospitalised was probably caused by salmonella. According to a Sapa correspondent, the outbreak was reported on Monday by the provincial diseases outbreak response team, and it’s believed the initial cause was contaminated food or water at Mokopane Lodge. A member of the response team confirmed that preliminary results on the food samples identified salmonella food poisoning, and the lodge has been placed under quarantine awaiting confirmation of the results. (more…)
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