Latest Foodborne illness Stories
OTTAWA, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Some Canadians may believe that pasteurization harms milk and that raw milk is a safe and healthier alternative.
Bacteria are frequently the cause of severe foodborne illnesses, but new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Food Control reveals that a common cooking spice could effectively help combat pathogens such as E. coli.
Summer weather typically causes spike in incidences of food poisoning WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are expected to fire up the grills this summer--a
Novel learning system combines petabytes of retail data with public health case reports to identify contaminated food sources, shorten intervention times and limit the spread of disease outbreaks
Contrary to popular belief, the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds of poultry.
DiningGrades.com announces the release of a free and easy to use food poisoning reporting system.
The rapid diagnostic tool will soon be available at laboratories across the country. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Microbac Laboratories, Inc.
OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Summer is here, and more people are cooking outside to take advantage of the sunshine and the warm temperatures.
Ban of Antibacterial Soaps Could Lead to 7.5 Million Foodborne Illnesses, According to the American Cleaning Institute, Personal Care Products Council WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that some food service workers could be to blame for the spread of the norovirus – an intestinal bug that can make a person violently ill and often strikes quickly.
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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