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2013-05-04 23:02:29

Government and industry come together to discuss issues affecting the U.S. food supply. Niagara Falls, N.Y.

2013-05-04 23:01:00

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that a Las Vegas couple fell ill with Salmonella infections after eating food from Firefly on Paradise.

2013-05-01 23:04:31

Food Sentry continues its study of global food safety violations by releasing an

2013-05-01 12:32:35

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in six Americans gets food poisoning each year.

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cucumbers Sickens People In 18 States
2013-04-26 07:04:18

In the latest health crisis surrounding salmonella, more than 70 people across 18 states have been sickened from contaminated Mexican cucumbers, according to a statement by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.

2013-04-23 14:27:21

Our gut is home to trillions of bacteria, numbering more than the cells in the rest of our body, and these bacteria help us to digest our food, absorb nutrients and strengthen our immune system.

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

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.

Salmonella Can Survive Even In Dry Conditions
2013-04-12 05:22:33

Groups of microorganisms known as biofilms, which cling to surfaces and build protective coatings, have helped make the human pathogen Salmonella more resistant to the protective measures that could help prevent outbreaks from occurring.


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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