Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Published in Frontiers in Microbiology , a new study shows that organic apples harbor a more diverse and balanced bacterial community – which could make them healthier and tastier than conventional apples, as well as better for the environment. Together the studies show that across both bacteria and fungi, the apple microbiome is more diverse in organically grown fruits.

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

A food manufacturer that makes sandwiches and salads sold at one of the country’s biggest biggest retailers is recalling more than 1,000 cases amid fears of potential listeria contamination . Elevation Foods, which produces Archer Farms-branded sandwiches and salads, said it was voluntarily recalling a series sold at Target , and Fresh Market.

Male HPV Testing—How and Why

Male HPV Testing—How and Why

In our practice at San Francisco Natural Medicine, we do offer and routinely recommend penile, anal and oropharyngeal HPV DNA testing depending on one’s sexual practices.

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