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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To California Chicken Processor
2013-10-08 13:36:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A California poultry producer is at the center of a salmonella outbreak that has so far sickened 278 people in 18 states. The producer, Foster Farms, announced on Monday that it is cooperating with federal health officials as investigations by local, state and federal officials continue. Despite its raw chicken products being linked to the dangerous illness, the processing company has not issued any recalls as of this story’s...

2013-10-07 23:29:15

Government and industry come together to discuss issues affecting the U.S. food supply. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The North Central Food and Drug Officials Association (NCAFDO) will hold its annual education conference at the Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo, Michigan on October 8-10, 2013. This year's theme is "Toward a More Integrated Food Safety System Across Borders, States and Agencies." The agenda includes a variety of topics that address food protection...

2013-09-27 23:20:03

European Food Safety Testing Market report provides full analysis of the key players in European food safety testing industry, major technologies employed to detect contaminants and food products tested, with a clear insight and commentary on the developments and trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-food-safety-testing-market-1217.html (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The report "European Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminant (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin,...

Cantaloupe Farmers Criminally Charged In Connection With 2011 Deadly Listeria Outbreak
2013-09-27 07:26:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 2011 deadly outbreak of listeria in cantaloupes has resulted in criminal charges brought against two Colorado brothers who own the farm where the illness stemmed from. The outbreak caused the deaths of at least 33 people and sickened more than 140 across 28 states. Eric and Ryan Jensen, owners of Jensen Farms in Granada, Colorado, turned themselves in on Thursday and appeared in court on charges of distributing listeria-tainted...

Cattle Vaccinations Could Reduce Human E. Coli Infection Rates
2013-09-17 07:51:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of people who fall ill due to E. coli contamination could be drastically reduced if cattle were vaccinated against the bacterium, according to research published in the online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The E. coli O157 bacterium can result in severe gastrointestinal illness and is potentially fatal in humans. The pathogen is spread by consuming contaminated food and...

2013-09-13 23:20:54

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, learned today that the FDA is investigating Chobani, Inc. after the company initiated a voluntary recall of Greek yogurt products linked to 89 consumer complaints of alleged illness after consumption. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing 89 complaints from consumers who allegedly say they fell ill after eating the recalled Chobani Greek...

2013-08-21 23:04:37

This report also specifies food safety contaminant testing market based on pathogen subtypes, in various food types, and countries. The market report has been driven by the testing of food material during every stage of food production and processing. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The report "European Food Safety Testing Market By Contaminant (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide), Technology (Traditional & Rapid), Food Type (Meat & Poultry Product, Dairy Product, Fruit & Vegetable,...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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