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. Is the milk in your fridge 'off'? Ask your smartphone Could this prevent the next listeriosis outbreak? Researchers have developed a new cellphone app that can detect telltale gas. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.