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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 (USDA). The USDA said that Glass Onion Catering, which produces ready-made salads and sandwich wraps, has shipped the potentially contaminated food products to distribution centers in Arizona, California, Nevada, New...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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 the online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The E. coli O157 bacterium can result in severe gastrointestinal illness and is potentially fatal in humans. The pathogen is spread by consuming contaminated food and...

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

PRWEB 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. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) November 06, 2012 Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leader in advanced professional pressure washer machines, including gas pressure washer systems and hot water pressure washer equipment, is now shipping its Vapor-Flo® 8410 that is capable of...

2011-03-17 17:20:43

Altering microbe's metabolism leads to big jump in n-butanol production 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. The findings, reported online in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, mark an important advance in...

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. The studies were performed in June 2008 at BioScience Laboratories in Bozeman, MT. "We are thrilled with the results of the many studies we have performed over the years and particularly...

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. At the end of this year, the lake could have been removed from a "vulnerable" waters list kept by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Then came the floods of June, which reformed much of the beach, leave some of it barren of sand and other spots extending farther into the...

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