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2014-07-31 23:18:28

Bedford Commons OB-GYN has issued this public awareness article about Listeriosis to help women in the community. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Due to a recent and major recall on stone fruits at major stores, Bedford Commons OB-GYN of Bedford, NH and their team of healthcare providers is issuing this public service and awareness announcement for women around New Hampshire and beyond. Items recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration include, in particular, peaches, nectarines,...

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2014-07-08 04:33:24

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us consider food poisoning in our own eating habits. We try to make sure our cooking spaces are clean, the utensils properly washed, and the food cooked safely. On the other hand, not as many of us have considered food poisoning in our pets. Many pet parents give their furry friends raw pet food on occasion and some even feed their pets a raw food diet regularly; however, pets are also susceptible to food poisoning –...

2014-04-18 16:23:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from Greenfield Dairy, 1450 Tittle Road, Middleburg, should discard it immediately due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today said raw milk collected during required routine sampling by a commercial laboratory on April 8 tested positive for the bacteria. Greenfield Dairy owned by Paul Weaver, sells directly to consumers at an...

2013-10-30 09:59:25

Listeria poses a significant risk to human health. The main transmission route involves meat and dairy products, so it is important to treat dairies and food-processing plants regularly with disinfectants to kill bacteria. Unfortunately, listeria is developing resistance to the compounds that are most frequently used. Recent work in the group of Stephan Schmitz-Esser at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) has uncovered the mechanism for listeria’s resistance to...

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...

2013-08-26 23:03:25

An Australian-based company has decided to join the fight against listeriosis outbreaks. Palm Beach, QLD (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Representatives with Food Safety Today (http://foodsafetytoday.com.au) say they’ve put together a plan to help educate the general public to finally stop the spread of food-born illnesses like listeriosis. “We’re going to aggressively fight against this by providing extensive training and guidance on how to safely handle food,” said Joanne Ballantyne,...

Cyclospora Infections Continue To Climb Despite Halt On Salad Mix Production
2013-08-19 08:17:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US health officials have continued their investigation into the root cause of a Cyclospora outbreak that has so far infected more than 575 people across 19 US states. However, while infections from two states have been traced back to a salad packer in Mexico, more people are continuing to get sick in other states around the country. According to an August 15 update by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Listeria Outbreak Prompts Recall Of Crave Brothers Cheese
2013-07-07 04:38:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Crave Brothers and Whole Foods Market Inc. have both issued recall notices for a line of cheeses linked to a listeria outbreak responsible for at least one death, various media outlets are reporting. According to Gillian Mohney of ABC News, the California-based supermarket and health food store chain announced on Friday that they were recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese due to possible contamination with the bacteria. The...

2013-06-28 23:17:01

Fast-tracked, simultaneous AOAC OMA approval of two assays marks the significance of this complete Listeria package. Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today received two First Action Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) approvals from AOAC INTERNATIONAL for innovative food safety testing methods: VIDAS® UP Listeria (LPT) and VIDAS Listeria monocytogenes xpress (LMX). This unprecedented AOAC Expert Review Panel (ERP)...


Latest Listeriosis Reference Libraries

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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