E-Coli

giraffes

Antibiotic-Resistant E. Coli Have Infected Giraffes

Please, for the love of god, be smart with your antibiotics.
Caroline Haskins
11.9.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Cook Without Giving Anyone Food Poisoning

You're probably going to be fine, but let's cover the basics just in case.
Munchies Staff
9.20.18
Spain

Barcelona Beach Vendors Busted for Selling E. Coli-Tainted Mojitos, Storing Ingredients in Sewers

Remember this next time you envy your friend's Instagram dispatch from Playa de la Barceloneta.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
Eat This

Should I Wash Meat Before I Cook It?

Short answer: Your attempt to wash away germs can backfire in a big way.
Joanne Spataro
5.18.18
SHIT

Surfers May Be Spreading Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Swallowing Poop-Laced Water

People swabbed their own butts for this study.
Denny Watkins
1.16.18
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Eat Buffet Food?

Well, an infectious diseases specialist called them "cesspools for bacteria."
Ryan Brown
1.11.18
E-Coli

New Method Evaluates Antibiotics Based on the Tiny Vibrations of Dying Microbes

The NIST-developed technique could greatly speed up the process of diagnosing infections.
Michael Byrne
10.9.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hurricane Irma leaves 11 dead in the US, the United Nations approves new sanctions against North Korea, 'Wonder Woman' director to return for sequel, and more.
VICE Staff
9.12.17
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Never Wash My Water Bottle?

Two words: diarrheal illness.
Patia Braithwaite
4.14.17
lawsuit

Woman Sues Popeye's for Contracting Flesh-Eating Parasite, No One Believes Her

The plaintiff alleges that the worm “embedded in the interior lining of (her) small intestine” and “began to eat (her) alive from inside-out” after its eggs hatched.
Nick Rose
2.19.17
food safety

Trolling Aside, Is It Actually Safe to Eat Raw Chicken?

A viral post shows off “medium rare chicken strips,” but is eating raw chicken safe? Experts say the risks outweigh the benefits.
Nick Rose
1.19.17
water

This Microbiologist Is Saving Wisconsin's Poopy Beaches With DNA Sequencing

Sandra McLellan, and the School of Freshwater Sciences, are cleaning up local beaches.
Nicole Haase
9.19.16
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