Latest Foodborne illness Stories
New research from PathoGenetix, Inc. demonstrates the use of its Genome Sequence Scanning technology to confirm and strain type pathogenic E.
This first-of-its-kind system is now available to customers for pre-order on popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014
A new protocol from PathoGenetix, Inc. enables identification and strain typing of bacteria directly from clinical stool samples in five hours, without the need for a cultured isolate.
Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have identified a benign bacterium that shows promise in blocking Salmonella from colonizing raw tomatoes. Their research is published ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
The food safety testing market is projected to grow reach to $4,068.8 million by 2018.
Food-poisoning outbreaks linked to disease-causing strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli are normally associated with tainted meat products.
The unique electronic-nose scanner "smells" food to test for freshness.
OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Many Sham el-Nessim celebrations include a traditional family meal. Certain salted fish products like fesikh, a traditional dish in the
OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Easter is almost here and eggs may be a part of your family celebration. Although Salmonella is not common in Canadian
Accurate Norovirus Detection in as Short as One Hour SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced the release of Xpert(®)
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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