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Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

Space Station To Play Host To Infectious Disease Research
2013-02-19 05:53:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online All biologists know performing sensitive biological experiments is a delicate affair, akin to baking a soufflé in a busy house. Few of those biologists, however, have to deal with the daily and unique challenges faced by Cheryl Nickerson, a microbiologist at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute. Nickerson's working lab is aboard the International Space Station (ISS) hundreds of miles above Earth, traveling at...

2013-02-15 23:03:31

Attorney William Marler says he is not surprised that a 124-person Salmonella outbreak has been traced to raw chicken products based on his own retail chicken testing results. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and prevention announced late yesterday that between June of 2012 and January of 2013, at least 124 individuals from 12 states had become ill with Salmonella serotype Heidelberg infections. Most of the Salmonella outbreak cases were reported in...

2013-02-08 23:03:46

Marler Clark represents 2 sisters who allege they became ill with Salmonella infections after eating raw kibbeh at a Macomb County restaurant in a lawsuit against the restaurant and its meat suppliers. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Two Michigan-based meat suppliers and a restaurant were named as defendants in a Salmonella lawsuit brought by Seattle-based Marler Clark and Michigan-based attorney Michael Heilmann on Monday. The lawsuit (Macomb County Case No. 13-478-NO) was filed in...

Hedgehogs To Blame In Latest Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-01 08:30:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after the CDC warned of a salmonella outbreak due to contaminated ground beef, a new outbreak is being investigated due to contact with pet hedgehogs. The CDC is working with officials from the USDA´s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and state health departments to investigate the latest outbreak. The Salmonella typhimurium outbreak is relatively rare, with only one or two cases reported...

16 Ill From Salmonella In Ground Beef
2013-01-30 21:18:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning of a Salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef. Michigan retail stores are recalling over 1,000 pounds of ground beef that have been contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium, which has led to 16 people being sickened in five states. One Michigan retail store has recalled nearly 550 pounds of ground beef products that may have been contaminated with the...

Dramatic Fall In Salmonella Infections Due To Vaccination Programs
2013-01-16 11:54:43

University of Liverpool Mass poultry vaccination programs introduced to combat Salmonella infections have led to a dramatic fall in the number of cases since the late 1990s, according to a researcher at the University of Liverpool. Salmonella are important food-borne pathogens worldwide, causing diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, fever and abdominal pain. There are currently around 6 million cases of illness from Salmonella across the EU each year, the majority of which are linked to food...

FDA Enacts Authority And Shuts Down Peanut Maker Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
2012-11-27 10:04:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A peanut butter processing plant that has been at the center of a Salmonella outbreak is having its doors closed by federal regulators after countless contaminations have been found throughout the company´s facility. For the first time in agency history, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enacted its authority to shut down Sunland Inc. of Portales, New Mexico. The facility is directly connected to the Salmonella...


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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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