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CDC Reports That Food-borne Illnesses Are On The Rise
2013-04-19 05:12:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bacteria commonly linked to uncooked poultry, raw milk and seafood from warm coastal waters is causing a rise in food-borne illnesses, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday. Food-borne illnesses attributed to the bacterium Campylobacter, which typically originates from raw or undercooked poultry and raw milk products, rose by 14% last year compared with five years ago, accounting for more than one-third...

2008-07-27 06:00:12

By Elaine Walker, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--This summer's salmonella outbreak could go down as the national food supply's biggest unsolved mystery. Instead of a smoking gun, the only clue is a single tainted jalapeno pepper with the rare strain of Salmonella Saintpaul found at a Texas produce distribution center. The difficulty in finding answers to one of the nation's most complicated and longest-running food-borne-illness cases has turned a spotlight on the beleaguered Food and Drug...

2008-06-30 21:00:24

By Paul Swiech By Paul Swiechpswiech@pantagraph.com Public health officials want consumers to respect federal warnings, such as the latest recommendation to avoid certain types of tomatoes until the source of the most recent salmonella outbreak is investigated. But they also urge people to continue to eat raw fruits and vegetables. Just be sure to properly wash them - and your hands - before eating. Public health officials are concerned that the salmonella outbreak traced to certain...

2008-06-30 18:00:43

By Paul Swiech, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 30--Public health officials want consumers to respect federal warnings, such as the latest recommendation to avoid certain types of tomatoes until the source of the most recent salmonella outbreak is investigated. But they also urge people to continue to eat raw fruits and vegetables. Just be sure to properly wash them -- and your hands -- before eating. Public health officials are concerned that the salmonella outbreak traced to...


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