Home > Diet and nutrition > Food safety Food safety All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Healthy foods » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News » Food Safety Large retailers caught tampering with food labels Large supermarkets in North West and Mpumalanga have been caught out by the Consumer Commission for tampering with food labels on expired products. Wonder what's in your food? What do your toilet cleaner and potato chips have in common? The need for a longer shelf life has led to the use of chemicals in the production of potato chips - one of which is also found in your toilet cleaner. 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of waterSEE: How much water do you use per day?Here's what your gym is cutting back on amid the water crisis #DayZero: Will our meat be safe? We're trying to prepare for #DayZero as best as we possibly can, but what about those factors outside our personal control – like the safety of our meat? What's your risk of salmonella poisoning? How to prevent food poisoningNestlé food scare spreads after lead poisoning claims Is it food poisoning or a stomach bug? People often wonder whether their symptoms are caused by a virus or by something they ate. Should you really be eating raw eggs? They’re super-trendy, but are they worth the risk? 5 foods that are dangerous to eat after the expiry date Whilst some foods are okay to eat a bit after their expiry date, there are others that can be dangerous to enjoy after this cut-off point. ChilliesEating certain fruit & veg may control your weight Hillary Clinton's secret to not picking up weight on the campaign trail 'Ghost peppers' burn hole in man's oesophagus A San Francisco man came into the ER with severe abdominal and chest pain after eating 'ghost peppers'. CT scans and chest X-rays indicated a hole in his oesophagus. Hong Kong: more cocaine in Red Bull Six German states have told retailers to stop selling Red Bull Cola energy drinks after a test found a trace amount of cocaine. Office fridge stink sickens 28 The smell of rotten food during a clean-out in an office kitchen was so strong it led to an evacuation of the building and sickened 28 people. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.