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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...

2009-12-17 14:41:02

HZI researchers redefine the invasion mechanism of Salmonella "Based on our data, the molecular mechanism of infection employed by Salmonella has to be revised," says Klemens Rottner, head of the HZI research group "Cytoskeleton Dynamics". The group's results have now been published in the current issue of the scientific journal "Cellular Microbiology". Salmonella are highly adaptive bacteria. They can live in the presence and absence of oxygen and thus propagate in the gut. The ingestion by...

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2009-10-19 11:35:00

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, The Associated Press reported. Mostly children were victims of the 2007-08 outbreak in 34 states, where officials said at least one-third of all patients had to be hospitalized. Many of the parents involved didn't know that turtles could carry salmonella and despite a 1975 ban on selling small turtles as pets, they continue to be...


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