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CDC Report Finds Norovirus Outbreak In US Has Taken A Stronghold, Cases Rising
2013-01-25 07:26:30

[Watch Video: Scientists Create Simulated Vomiting Norovirus System] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that more than 260 cases of the stomach flu seen in the US between September and December 2012 are actually attributed to a new strain of norovirus known as GII.4 Sydney. Health experts do not think it is a particularly dangerous strain, but admit it is different, and might be more difficult for some...

2013-01-24 23:00:47

ITEC and Carometec add innovative new hand washing and sanitation equipment, "The Mano Complete" to their line of cutting edge technology and support for food processing safety and sanitation equipment. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 ITEC and Carometec, world leaders in the manufacture and distribution of state of the art automatic food safety equipment, have just announced the release of the latest addition to their line of hand washing equipment. Aptly named, "The Mano Complete"...

FDA Proposes Strict New Food Safety Standards
2013-01-05 04:53:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new safety regulations designed to help prevent food-related illnesses, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Bill Tomson of the Wall Street Journal, the new regulations were crafted with an eye towards forcing farmers to "keep deadly bacteria out of their fields" and requiring processors to be subject to "stricter safety monitoring" at their plants. Tomson...


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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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