The Daily Dish: November 11, 2015
Today’s first course?
Bad News: Soda Increases Your Risk of Heart Failure
Bad news for lovers of soda out there: results of a study from Sweden find your daily jolt of energy from a can or two of soda comes with significant risks, including heart failure. The study observed the drinking habits of 42 thousand subjects for 12 years and found that men who drank 2 or more servings of soda a day had a 23 percent greater risk of heart failure than their peers.Researchers also observed 36 hundred cases of heart failure during the decade-long study.
Week after a serious outbreak of E. coli bacteria forced leaders with Chipotle to close 43 restaurants in Washington State and Oregon comes news that those stores will reopen soon after health department officials found no ongoing risk of further illness. Leaders say they’ve replaced all the ingredients at the stores affected. Officials have not yet identified the exact source of the outbreak but say it most likely originated from fresh produce.
Apple Juice from High Hill Ranch Tests Positive for E. Coli Bacteria
Speaking of E. Coli and fresh produce, Health Department officials in California confirm that E. coli bacteria sickened seven people who drank unpasteurized apple juice. A sample of apple juice from High Hill Ranch in Apple Hill, Camino, California has tested positive while results from two other samples are still pending. The juice was either consumed at home or at High Hill Ranch. One person who was hospitalized is expected to recover.
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