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Cantaloupe Farmers Criminally Charged In Connection With 2011 Deadly Listeria Outbreak
2013-09-27 07:26:49

A 2011 deadly outbreak of listeria in cantaloupes has resulted in criminal charges brought against two Colorado brothers who own the farm where the illness stemmed from. The outbreak caused the deaths of at least 33 people and sickened more than 140 across 28 states.

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.

2013-09-13 23:20:54

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, learned today that the FDA is investigating Chobani, Inc.

2013-08-21 23:04:37

This report also specifies food safety contaminant testing market based on pathogen subtypes, in various food types, and countries.

Twitter Can Help Predict Risk Of Foodborne Illness
2013-08-08 04:52:38

Researchers at the University of Rochester have devised a new system that can tell people how likely they are to become ill when dining at a particular restaurant by "listening" to the tweets from other restaurant patrons.

2013-08-07 23:18:15

Marler Clark filed a second lawsuit against Federico's Mexican Restaurant on behalf of a mother whose 16-year-old allegedly contracted an E.


Latest Foodborne illness Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 17:29:15

Norovirus is an RNA virus that causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world. It may also be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can affect people of all ages and is transmitted by food or water that is contaminated, by person-to-person contact, and through aerosolization of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Immunity is usually incomplete and temporary after infection. People...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.