Latest Foodborne illness Stories
Presentation to Focus on the Integrated Food Safety System Toolkit Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Gerald Wojtala, executive director
These are some of the findings presented in the annual report on the occurrence of diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animal and food.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new safety rules for food importers to meet the same safety standards as US Food producers.
d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic and video about the dangers of food poisoning.
The Marler Clark attorneys filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Iguana Joe's, alleging that the child they represent fell ill with a Salmonella infection after eating food purchased from the
Facebook posts helped alert public health officials to a strep throat outbreak among a high school dance team in 2012, and DNA fingerprinting led investigators to pasta prepared by a previously ill parent as the likely source.
UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually.
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...