Spicy Tuna Salmonella Infections: Nakaochi Recalls Tuna Scrape

California tuna products manufacturer, Moon Marine USA Corp., voluntarily recalls “Nakaochi Scrape” — the frozen raw yellowfin tuna product linked to the ongoing multistate outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly infections.

A yellowfin tuna product used to make the Japanese dishes sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores across the United States has been linked to an ongoing outbreak of salmonella that has so far caused more than 100 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia to fall ill, the federal government warns.

On April 13, the Food and Drug Administration said that 116 illnesses have been reported so far from 19 states, including 12 people who have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. Many of the Americans who became ill reported eating raw tuna in sushi as “spicy tuna.”

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Trans Fat Linked to Aggression & Irritability

For quite some time now, we’ve known that scarfing down a diet laden with trans fat was bad. Many studies have shown that a diet high in trans fat is associated with raised cholesterol levels and a raised risk for obesity, coronary heart disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, cancer, diabetes, liver dysfunction — and even infertility in women and major depressive disorder.

Now a new study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that people who load up on trans fat by eating food with these — like potato chips, corn chips and French fries — are more prone to irritability and aggression.

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Egg Allergy: Symptoms, First Aid Treatment, & Allergy-Free Eggs

Egg Allergy: Symptoms, First Aid Treatment, & Allergy-Free Eggs. Eggs. They’re cheap, easily available and a good source of protein. They’re also among the most versatile of ingredients, used in a variety of dishes, both savory and sweet. Eggs are also the most widely eaten foods across the world, considered kosher by the Jews and halal by the Muslims — and even lacto-ovo-vegetarians rely on eggs to meet their protein needs.

But eggs are also the cause of the most common food allergy. About 12 million Americans, 1.2 million Canadians, 17 million Europeans and four million Australians have food allergies — and mostly, this is an allergy to eggs or egg whites. Children are the most affected by these allergic reactions.

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