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Tracking Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella
2013-08-29 15:52:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are seeking to identify and track strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria as they evolve and spread. The goal is stop the spread of salmonellosis, an infection associated with the bacteria salmonella. Antibiotic-resistant strains of this bacteria are a major threat to public health, and the number of resistant strains is apparently increasing. Each year in the US, the...

2013-08-15 16:24:01

QUINCY, Mass., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by The Proctor & Gamble Company, announced it removed from sale several varieties of Iams dry pet food products due to possible contamination by salmonella. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/NY65221LOGO ) The following products are included in this recall: (please note, lot codes and best-by dates can be found at the top of the bag near the seal) -- Iams Cat...

Scientists Get A Closer Look At What Makes Typhoid Fever Tick
2013-08-15 11:03:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the early 20th century, Typhoid Mary became one of the iconic symbols of disease outbreak when she infected about 50 people with typhoid fever while working as a cook in and around New York City. Scientists have long wondered how a working-class Irish immigrant who appeared so healthy could have carried the Salmonella bacterium responsible for the disease, S. typhi, for so long without any symptoms. According to a new study...

2013-07-29 16:40:53

These are some of the findings presented in the annual report on the occurrence of diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animal and food. The report is prepared by the Danish Zoonosis Centre at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark in collaboration with Statens Serum Institut and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. In 2012, 1,198 Danes were registered with a Salmonella infection, which corresponds to 21 cases per 100,000 citizens. It is a little...

2013-07-23 23:17:23

The Marler Clark attorneys filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Iguana Joe's, alleging that the child they represent fell ill with a Salmonella infection after eating food purchased from the restaurant. HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Marler Clark, the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, filed a lawsuit today against Iguana Joe’s on behalf of a child who was allegedly part of a Salmonella outbreak liked to the restaurant. The complaint...

2013-07-18 11:24:00

Results of UCI-led study point to new approach for treating foodborne illnesses UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually. Manuela Raffatellu, assistant professor of microbiology & molecular genetics, and colleagues at UC Irvine and the University of Washington...

2013-06-27 11:54:23

New insights into food poisoning show Salmonella have a novel sugar preference The blockbuster battles between good and evil are not just on the big screen this summer. A new study that examined food poisoning infection as-it-happens in mice revealed harmful bacteria, such as a common type of Salmonella, takes over beneficial bacteria within the gut amid previously unseen changes to the gut environment. The results provide new insights into the course of infection and could lead to better...

2013-06-06 23:32:24

A lawsuit filed against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville alleges that an Asheville woman contracted Salmonella after eating food at the hotel. She is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark. FAYETTEVILLE, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Seattle-based Marler Clark filed a third lawsuit* against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux today. The lawsuit was filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on behalf of Asheville resident Lacey Townsend, who alleges she became ill with a Salmonella infection...

2013-05-29 23:04:08

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, filed two lawsuits against the Fayetteville, NC Holiday Inn Bordeaux on behalf of women who allegedly contracted Salmonella after eating at the hotel's restaurants. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Marler Clark, the nation´s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, and Fayetteville lawyer Steven Lawrence filed two lawsuits Tuesday against the Holiday Inn...

2013-05-28 11:30:47

Possibly energy-conserving, switch suggests metabolic changes that researchers might exploit to fight systemic illness For the first time, researchers have found a particular kind of molecular switch in the food poisoning bacteria Salmonella Typhimurium under infection-like conditions. This switch, using a process called S-thiolation, appears to be used by the bacteria to respond to changes in the environment during infection and might protect it from harm, researchers report this week...