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2012-10-01 16:22:40

Researchers track the spread of human invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella in sub-Saharan Africa A new study out today (Sunday 30 September) reveals that the emergence and spread of a rapidly evolving invasive intestinal disease, that has a significant mortality rate (up to 45%) in infected people in sub-Saharan Africa, seems to have been potentiated by the HIV epidemic in Africa. The team found that invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella (iNTS) disease is caused by a new form of the bacteria...

Peanut Butter Recall Extended
2012-09-25 12:26:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What started as a Salmonella outbreak related to peanut butter sold at Trader Joe´s has now expanded to include even more products sold in other locations, such as Target and even some online retailers. According to the Associated Press, Trader Joe´s recalled its brand of peanut butter yesterday after it was found to be linked to 29 salmonella cases in 18 states across America. Labeled as Creamy Salted Valencia...

Peanut Butter Recalled Due To Salmonella
2012-09-24 05:24:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A retail grocery store chain is recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 cases of salmonella-related illnesses across 18 US states, according to reports published over the weekend. Trader Joe's, which is headquartered in California but operates in more than 30 states, has voluntarily removed their store-brand Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter from shelves. The move comes after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...

2012-09-17 23:04:11

Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have tested a new technique to ensure fresh produce is free of bacterial contamination. Plasmas are a mix of highly energetic particles created when gases are excited by an energy source. They can be used to destroy bacteria but as new research shows, some can hide from its effects in the microscopic surface structures of different foods. Eating fresh fruit and vegetables is promoted as part of a healthy lifestyle, and consumers are...

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2012-09-08 07:56:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A series of Salmonella outbreaks that responsible for sickening over 160 Americans across 30 states has been linked to the handling of turtles, snakes, toads, and other reptiles and amphibians, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced. According to a Friday report by Thomas H. Maugh II of the Los Angeles Times, the CDC has identified 11 multistate outbreaks linked to the handling of turtles or...


Latest Salmonella Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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