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2013-02-08 23:03:46

Marler Clark represents 2 sisters who allege they became ill with Salmonella infections after eating raw kibbeh at a Macomb County restaurant in a lawsuit against the restaurant and its meat suppliers. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Two Michigan-based meat suppliers and a restaurant were named as defendants in a Salmonella lawsuit brought by Seattle-based Marler Clark and Michigan-based attorney Michael Heilmann on Monday. The lawsuit (Macomb County Case No. 13-478-NO) was filed in...

Hedgehogs To Blame In Latest Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-01 08:30:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after the CDC warned of a salmonella outbreak due to contaminated ground beef, a new outbreak is being investigated due to contact with pet hedgehogs. The CDC is working with officials from the USDA´s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and state health departments to investigate the latest outbreak. The Salmonella typhimurium outbreak is relatively rare, with only one or two cases reported...

Campylobacter Programmed By The Need To Feed
2013-01-30 10:54:15

Norwich BioScience Institutes [ Watch The Video ] A rumbling tummy is our body's way of telling us "it's time for lunch". Likewise, bacteria need to know when it's time to eat. Researchers at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park have uncovered how the food-borne bacterial pathogen Campylobacter jejuni can change its swimming behavior to find a location with more food. Campylobacter is the most common cause of bacterial food-borne illness in the UK, with...

Vegetables More Dangerous Than Poultry
2013-01-29 19:01:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), leafy greens accounted for the most food-borne illnesses nationwide for a ten-year period. The CDC reported that leafy greens like lettuce, spinach and kale accounted for the most illnesses from food around the U.S. from 1998 through 2008. Dairy products, the report said, accounted for the most hospitalizations, though, while the most deaths were linked to...

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"...


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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