Company expands voluntary fruit recall
If you've bought California nectarines, peaches, plums or pluots lately, even the organic kind, check the label carefully. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Company expands voluntary fruit recall
If you've bought California nectarines, peaches, plums or pluots lately, even the organic kind, check the label carefully. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plums, Peaches Recall Expanded by Calif. Company
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nationwide fruit recall expanded
Danielle HaynesCUTLER, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Wawona Packing Co. recalls more peaches, plums due to possible listeriosis contamination. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peaches, plums recalled over Listeria
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria prompts recall of summer fruits
Peaches, nectarines, plums and other fruits are being recalled by Wawona Packing Company, which distributes to a number of nationwide supermarket chains (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wawona Packing recalls fruit over listeria concerns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wawona Packing Co is recalling fresh Sweet 2 Eat brand peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of potential contamination by listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Peaches, plums recalled
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: Warning for Ebola
[Heritage]The Chief Executive Officer of the Serene Health Mobile Clinic has told students of the St. Theresa's Convent in Monrovia to avoid eating plums and other fruits that are partially eaten by bats so as not to contract the deadly Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How sound affects the taste of our food
High-frequency sounds enhance the sweetness in food, while low frequencies bring out the bitterness. So could sound replace sugar? And what kind of music should restaurants play?I am sitting at my kitchen table eating chocolate in the name of science. (Turns out I'm pretty good at science.) I'm trying out some "sonic seasoning" whereby, if I listen to a low-pitched sound, my taste awareness somehow shrinks to the back of my tongue and focuses on the chocolate's bitter elements. When I switch to a high frequency, the floodgates to sweetness open up and my entire mouth kicks back in a warm, sugary bath. (Try it yourself here...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 11, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Amy Fleming Tags: theguardian.com Blogposts Music Food & drink Features Life and style Science Source Type: news

Kenya: Why You Need to Feast On Plums Like You're Getting Paid
[Capital FM]Plums are delicious and super healthy! Whether in their fresh state or in their dried version (prunes) they are packed with natural and health goodness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fruit may lower diabetes risk while juice may raise it
Conclusion This study found that eating more of some whole fruits was associated with a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but eating other fruits was not. It also found that drinking more fruit juice was associated with an increase in risk. The study has a range of strengths, including: its large size (almost 190,000 participants) long follow-up (more than 3,000,000 years in total across all participants) collecting data prospectively assessing diet at a number of time points, not just once taking into account a range of potential confounders There are also some limitations, including t...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Food/diet Source Type: news