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E Coli Contamination Forces Recall Of Ready-Made Products
2013-11-11 08:57:36

A Richmond, California gourmet food company is recalling more than 180,000 pounds of ready-to-eat products containing chicken due to a high risk of E. coli contamination, according to the US Department of Agriculture.

Cattle Vaccinations Could Reduce Human E. Coli Infection Rates
2013-09-17 07:51:46

The number of people who fall ill due to E. coli contamination could be drastically reduced if cattle were vaccinated against the bacterium, according to research published in PNAS.

Daimer Releases Pressure Washer Targeting E.Coli In Meat Packing Plants
2012-11-06 16:18:02

E.Coli is a major concern facing the meat packing industry. New fume-free, 100% all electric hot water pressure washers are now available to offer the cleaning power needed to help ensure proper food safety.

2011-03-17 17:20:43

Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a way to produce normal butanol — often proposed as a "greener" fuel alternative to diesel and gasoline — from bacteria at rates significantly higher than those achieved using current production methods.

2008-08-21 09:01:14

Resurgent Health and Medical, a leader in automated handwashing and sanitizing technology, announced today that independent clinical laboratory studies showed that Resurgent's handwashing systems removed 99.997% of E-Coli, a marker organism used to test the efficacy of Resurgent's hand hygiene products.

2008-07-31 15:00:35

By Jon Ericson, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 31--WATERLOO -- Things were starting to look up at the George Wyth Lake beach, bacteria tests were shaping up and rarely showing problems for swimmers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.