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2011-07-16 00:00:37

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, petitioned the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to declare all illness-causing strains of E. coli bacteria adulterants in food. The firm, which is representing victims of the recent Germany-based E. coli O104 outbreak, today commended Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) for taking a large step in that direction after the company announced that it will begin testing its products for six strains...

2009-06-25 11:57:57

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of 41,280 pounds of Swift-brand beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. The agency said JBS Swift Beef Co. of Greeley, Colo., initiated the recall after learning the beef was possibly contaminated with the E.coli O157:H7 bacterium. The Swift- and Swift Premium-brand beef products were produced April 21-22 and were shipped to distributors and retail establishments in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois,...

2009-03-13 06:00:00

- study conducted with 21 pens of cattle in commercial feedlots - BELLEVILLE, ON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the results of a large-scale commercial beef feedlot study with the Company's E. coli O157 vaccine - Econiche(TM) - have been published in this month's issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease (Vol. 6, Number 2, 2009), a peer-reviewed scientific...

2008-10-17 18:00:23

BELLEVILLE, ON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the results of a large-scale commercial beef feedlot study with the Company's E. coli O157 vaccine have been published in Foodborne Pathogens and Disease (Vol. 5, Number 5, 2008), a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The article is entitled, "A Two-Dose Regimen of a Vaccine Against Escherichia coli O157:H7 Type...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

GeneThera, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTHR) announced today that it is in negotiations with the University of New Mexico for world wide development and distribution rights to a vaccine developed there that is designed to significantly inhibit the carriage and shedding of the E.coli bacteria in cattle. According to University sources, the vaccine is comprised of "Live Attenuated Bacterial Vaccine to Reduce or Inhibit Carriage and Shedding of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli in Cattle" In the most...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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