(CBS Los Angeles)

Safeco Waits 57 Days To Inspect House Under Fungus Attack, Only Pays 5% Of Repair Costs

When your house is being devoured by a rare fungus, the last thing you want is for the insurance company to drag its feet in checking the problem out. Actually, that’s second-to-last. The last thing you want is for the insurance company to pay you pennies on the dollar for the repairs. [More]

Fungus Threatens To Make The Bananas You Eat Extinct

Fungus Threatens To Make The Bananas You Eat Extinct

Do you like to eat bananas? Better get your fill in. A horrible fungus called “Tropical Race Four” is threatening to kill off the one variety that everyone eats, the Cavendish. [More]

IHOP Serves You Nasty-Tasting Blueberry Pancakes

IHOP Serves You Nasty-Tasting Blueberry Pancakes

Reader Loren decided to get her midnight breakfast on with some pancakes at IHOP, but when she got home something tasted a bit off. She looked down and to her disgust, discovered what she thought to be a large area of mold engulfing the blueberries on the pancakes. Her letter and the not-safe-for-breakfast pictures, inside…

CDC: MoistureLoc, Yep, It Had Fungus

CDC: MoistureLoc, Yep, It Had Fungus

An official report concluded Renu MositureLoc was the only eye care solution contributing to outbreaks of Fusarium infection earlier this year. They still had no clue why, though.

Baush Apologizes With Free Eye-Solution

Baush Apologizes With Free Eye-Solution

Users of Baush & Lomb eyecare products received a letter today.

Pictures of Eyeball Fungus

Pictures of Eyeball Fungus

Symptoms for Fungal keratitis include:

Lady Tells How Moistureloc Made Her Blind. Skeet. Skeet.

Lady Tells How Moistureloc Made Her Blind. Skeet. Skeet.

Here’s an eyewitness account of a user of the infamous Bausch & Lomb Renu Moisture Loc contact lens solution. She went blind in one eye. From the NYT:

Baush & Lomb Yanks MoistureLoc From Shelves After Fungal Outbreaks

Baush & Lomb Yanks MoistureLoc From Shelves After Fungal Outbreaks

Baush & Lomb, scraping the craggy fungal barnacle crust from its eyes, announced today it will permanently pull from the worldwide markets its MoistureLoc contact lens solution linked to a rare eye fungus. Shares rose nearly 9%.

All Bausch & Lomb ReNu Products Will Give You Eye Fungus

All Bausch & Lomb ReNu Products Will Give You Eye Fungus

Think you’re safe from developing an ocular socket full of oozing, stagnant fungus just because you’re using a Bausch & Lomb product that isn’t MoistureLoc? Better think again.