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Products may be contaminated with Salmonella SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U. S.
HZI researchers redefine the invasion mechanism of Salmonella.
Experts say two girls who swam with pet turtles in a backyard pool were among 107 people sickened in the largest salmonella outbreak blamed on turtles nationwide.
Infectious-disease specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have demonstrated that a cannibalistic process in cells plays a key role in limiting Salmonella infection.
To aid in prevention of the spread of a fatal strain of Salmonella bacterium in eggs, the US government is cracking down on egg producers to approve tighter food safety measures during production, storage and transportation.
In the wake of this yearâ€™s salmonella outbreak, the Obama administration on Tuesday ordered stricter rules to stop salmonella and E.coli contamination in US food processing plants and created a new deputy food commissioner post to coordinate safety.
Poultry was the most common source of food poisoning among 17 foods tracked in 2006 by the U.S.
There were 1,270 reported U.S. food borne disease outbreaks in 2006, resulting in 27,634 illnesses and 11 deaths, federal officials said.
British scientists say they have discovered what salmonella bacteria feed on to survive as they cause food poisoning -- glucose. Researchers at the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia said their discovery of salmonella's weakness for sugar could lead to a vaccine that might also protect against other disease-causing bacteria, including superbugs. This is the first time that anyone has identified the nutrients that sustain salmonella while it is infecting a host's...
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