poisoning http://kplu.org en Fish and spices top list of imported foods that make us sick http://kplu.org/post/fish-and-spices-top-list-imported-foods-make-us-sick Disease outbreaks with imported foods are on the rise, and fish and spices are the foods most likely to cause problems.<p>It's not that imported foods are any nastier than home-grown, according to a <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/pdfs/ICEID2012.pdf">presentation</a> today from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's that we're eating a lot more of them.<p>"Since the late 1990s the amount of food that's imported has doubled," says Hannah Gould, an epidemiologist at the CDC who's been studying imported food and food safety. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:02:41 +0000 4436 at http://kplu.org Fish and spices top list of imported foods that make us sick Alarms required to detect carbon monoxide in homes http://kplu.org/post/alarms-required-detect-carbon-monoxide-homes <p>If your home has smoke detectors, that’s an important safety step.&nbsp; Starting in January, new homes, and existing homes that are sold, also need to have a carbon monoxide detector.&nbsp;&nbsp; A new state law requires the sensors to prevent accidental poisonings.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 23:37:35 +0000 KPLU News Staff 364 at http://kplu.org