Food-Safety Initiative Might Keep Parasites Out of Your Salad

Usually if you're buying a berry smoothie or grabbing a salad to go, you don't stop and ask where the produce was grown, or what kind of safety measures are in place at the farm. But it seems like more and more outbreaks — from tainted spinach to parasite-infested bagged salad — are hitting states across the nation. » 8/19/13 2:05pm 8/19/13 2:05pm

Going Out in the Sun? Be Sure to Rub Strawberries All Over Yourself

Strawberries are good for you — that one you've heard before. But according to a new study, strawberries help protect skin cells from UVA damage. As printed in the Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, researchers have found that when you add strawberry extract to skin cell cultures — um, sure, why not? — and then… » 8/07/12 6:20pm 8/07/12 6:20pm