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2010-08-13 19:53:00

GALT, Iowa, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released by officials of Wright County Egg regarding the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) on-farm records review and egg testing for Salmonella. Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa is voluntarily recalling specific Julian dates of shell eggs produced by their farms because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young...

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2010-08-13 06:29:21

A rare U.S. outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to a tropical fruit product used in frozen smoothies, the CDC reported on Thursday. "A total of 7 confirmed and 2 probable individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella serotype Typhi have been reported from 2 states since May 25, 2010," the agency said. Three of the confirmed cases occurred in California and four in Nevada, with two additional California cases currently under investigation.  The victims range in age...

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2010-08-09 08:30:00

Pet food could be making young kids sick, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report investigating a salmonella outbreak that started in 2006. The study, which was the subject of both a report in Monday's edition of the journal Pediatrics and an article by AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner, looked at a two-year outbreak that left 79 people in 21 states sick between 2006 and 2008. "Almost half of the victims were children aged 2 and younger," and their illnesses...

2010-07-30 19:40:00

CINCINNATI, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) is voluntarily expanding its recall to include veterinary and some specialized dry pet food as a precautionary measure because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No salmonella-related illnesses have been reported. (Photo http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100730/LA43915-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100730/LA43915-a) (Photo:...

2010-04-15 15:57:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 13, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published guidance for small egg producers to help them comply with a 2009 federal egg safety regulation designed to prevent Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs during production, transportation, and storage. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Entitled "Guidance for Industry: Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production,...

2010-03-26 11:00:00

Latest outbreak of campylobacteriosis in Midwest is linked to unpasteurized product SILVER SPRING, Md., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with several state agencies, is alerting consumers to an outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with drinking raw milk. At least 12 confirmed illnesses have been recently reported in Michigan. Symptoms of campylobacteriosis include diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. (Logo:...

2010-03-04 14:56:00

FDA taking steps to instruct industry and protect consumers SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to protect the public following the early identification of Salmonella Tennessee in one company's supply of hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP). This is a common ingredient used most frequently as a flavor enhancer in many processed foods, including soups, sauces, chilis, stews, hot dogs, gravies, seasoned snack foods, dips...

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2010-01-25 14:45:05

Research from Malawi, Birmingham and Liverpool has renewed hope that an effective vaccine could be developed against nontyphoidal strains of Salmonella. The work, funded by the Wellcome Trust and GlaxoSmithKline, suggests that the body's immune system could be primed to tackle even the most resilient of strains. In developed countries, nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) strains are mainly food-borne and usually cause gastroenteritis. In rare cases, they can lead to bacteraemia (bacterial...

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2010-01-25 12:55:00

Food safety experts say that pepper, one of the most commonly used spices, could be the cause of a 1.24 million-pound salami recall in the United States, USA Today reported. Ready-to-eat pepper-coated salami, sausage and other cured meats were recalled on Saturday after Daniele Inc., based in Pascoag, R.I., said they might be contaminated with salmonella. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the outbreak began in July and has so far sickened 184 people in 38 states,...

2010-01-14 17:50:00

Products may be contaminated with Salmonella SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U. S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of "Best By 111911" because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and Internet sales. Although no...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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