07 Jun '11, 1pm

How Could Sprouts Be So Damn Healthy, Yet So Damn Dangerous?

How Could Sprouts Be So Damn Healthy, Yet So Damn Dangerous?

Dominating the news cycle this weekend was not so much about announcements of presidential bids and summer blockbusters, but an old terror rearing its ugly head – E. coli . E. coli, short for Escherichia coli, is a type of nasty bacterium present in the gut of humans and other animals, which often causes severe illness or sometimes death in humans and animals. A few years back E. coli made headlines time and time again for tainting everything from spinach to hamburger meat (the most famous being the 1993 Jack in the Box incident which sickened hundreds and killed 4 children) and is now in the news again with a fast moving E. coli outbreak in Europe (specifically in Germany), which has largely confounded health officials. Now a culprit has most likely been identified and it is, sad to say, a usual suspect – sprouts. Sprouts had long been the epitome of heath food, and for g...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/how-could-sprouts-be-so-...

Tweets

7 Electric Cars Over 100 Years Old | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

7 Electric Cars Over 100 Years Old | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 1pm

Don’t ever let anyone tell you electric cars are new–they aren’t–and here is plenty of proof. If we had been continuously ...

Feeling sweaty? Forgot your deodorant? Use apple cider vinegar and more unexpected ways to fight body odor!!

Feeling sweaty? Forgot your deodorant? Use appl...

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 10am

It’s a fact of life: Sometimes you smell less than sweet. Whether it’s from food, excess sweat, or clothes that aren’t qui...

Green Cuisine: Restaurant Gardens | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Green Cuisine: Restaurant Gardens | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 4pm

Farm-to-table is a food trend that brings healthy, sustainable food options from the growing fields to diners who want to ...

America Promotes Healthy Eating | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Kudos to the USDA (United States Department of A...

America Promotes Healthy Eating | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 9pm

USDA Food Plate displays dietary recommendations on ChooseMyPlate.gov. Kudos to the USDA (United States Department of Agri...

Kitten Cuteness+(video):+

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 3pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

German Officials: It wasn't the organic sprouts...

organicconsumers.org 07 Jun '11, 8pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page , and our Food Safety Resource page ...

(blog)

(blog)

care2.com 04 Jun '11, 7pm

from: Garden & Nature 9 Best Sunsets in the World by: Samantha, selected from Planet Green 24 comments from: Health & Well...

Understanding The #Energy Of Killer Tornadoes #naturaldisaster #care2

Understanding The #Energy Of Killer Tornadoes #...

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 3pm

You guys don't want to believe this yet, but I'll tell you anyway. Obama and the GOP - WON'T - give anyone any federal rel...

My Top 10 Favorite Flowers | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Now that gardening season has re...

My Top 10 Favorite Flowers | Care2 Healthy & Gr...

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 1pm

Now that gardening season has returned in full force, it’s time to revel in the glorious abundant beauty of nature (unless...

FDA Sued For Antiobitics in Animal Feed | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

FDA Sued For Antiobitics in Animal Feed | Care2...

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 10pm

I can’t blame Stephen McDonnell, founder and CEO of organic and natural meats and cheeses producer Applegate Farms, for to...

Mystery Unfolding, Is the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Really Linked to Bean Sprouts?

Mystery Unfolding, Is the Deadly E. Coli Outbre...

planetgreen.discovery.com 07 Jun '11, 2pm

German authorities are scrambling to unravel the mystery of one of the more deadly e. coli outbreaks we've seen in recent ...

Toxic Hair Dye Ingredients

Toxic Hair Dye Ingredients

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 12pm

So, how bad is hair dye? Just like evolution has taught us that terribly bitter tastes may indicate a poisonous food, it’s...

The King and Queen of Green and New GD Studio | Care2 Healthy

The King and Queen of Green and New GD Studio |...

care2.com 04 Jun '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas Radio Show Podcast ! We had a great time in our new studio digs — WMTR 1250AM (...

19 Sugars & Sweeteners: Which Are Healthy?

19 Sugars & Sweeteners: Which Are Healthy?

care2.com 08 Jun '11, 10pm

Stevia is a type of plant which belongs to the family of Asteraceae. There are actually many side effects of stevia. Those...

New Mountaintop Removal Movie (Videos) | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

New Mountaintop Removal Movie (Videos) | Care2 ...

care2.com 07 Jun '11, 3pm

Separate multiple e-mail addresses by a comma. You can send up to 100 recipients. personal message New+Mountaintop+Removal...