Latest Foodborne illness Stories
New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper and copper alloys will rapidly destroy norovirus – the highly-infectious sickness bug.
Research presented at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting shows that PathoGenetix Genome Sequence Scanning (GSS) technology could be used to reliably differentiate and strain
Food microbiology laboratories continue to submit false negative results and false positive results on a routine basis.
Government and Industry Come Together to Discuss Issues Affecting the U.S. Food Supply Hampton Beach, N.H.
In a lawsuit filed late last week, attorneys allege that lettuce sold by California-based Tanimura & Antle led to a Canadian woman's E.
Stricter control of temperature while refrigerating food, keeping food contact surfaces clean and sanitary, and wearing gloves while serving customers could help prevent the spread of the bacterial disease listeria at delicatessens and other food-related businesses.
Government and industry come together to discuss issues affecting the U.S. food supply. Niagara Falls, N.Y.
A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that a Las Vegas couple fell ill with Salmonella infections after eating food from Firefly on Paradise.
Food Sentry continues its study of global food safety violations by releasing an
According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in six Americans gets food poisoning each year.
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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