Listeria outbreak in Mexican-style soft cheese prompts recall

An ongoing listeria outbreak in Queso Fresco, Quesilla and Requeson cheeses threatens 26 states on the East Coast and the Midwest, with at least four positive cases and one death in Maryland. Currently, the source is believed to be from El Abuelito Cheese Inc., which has recalled the cheeses listed above, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration continue to investigate.

What Will the Trans Fat Ban Mean for You?

Culinary students and instructor at Anne Arundel Community College stay open-minded about the possible elimination of artificial trans fats.

Mikulski Introduces Bill to Fund Alzheimer’s Research

Research into Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases would win a boost under a bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

Raw Milk Advocates Protest Outside FDA

A group of protesters known as the “Raw Milk Freedom Riders” purchased raw milk from Pennsylvania and drove to the Food and Drug Administration in Maryland to protest the prohibition of selling raw milk across state lines.

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