5 hrs ago
CDFW Asks California Property Owners to Report Waterfowl Mortality
Drought conditions have increased the possibility of disease outbreaks in waterfowl, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife .
14 hrs ago
Are Nitrates Healthful?
Is your fruit and veggie rich diet, also high in nitrates? Here's some great information about the nitrates in your food.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Pathogens on your foods to avoid
You may wish to check out the "Ten Least Wanted Pathogens" information provided by the Centers for Disease Control.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Scare costs jobs
JOB LOSSES: Workers from Fonterra's packaging plant Canpac in Hamilton gather after the news that up to 110 jobs could go.
The Otago Daily Times
A2 shares spike 10% on receiving approval
Shares in the A2 Milk Company spiked almost 10% yesterday - from a 15-month low - after the announcement it had clinched Chinese regulatory approval to export infant milk formula.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Danone slams NZ High Court for 'undue delay' in Fonterra WPC case
Danone has slammed a New Zealand High Court decision to stall its legal battle to recoup money lost as a result of the Fonterra whey protein concentrate botulism scare.
National Recall of Tattoo Ink, Needles & Kits Due to Microbial Contamination
Last week, a California company, White & Blue Lion, Inc., recalled its tattoo ink and needles along with all tubes and ink cups as a result of pathogenic bacterial contamination.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Fonterra wins stay in botulism case
FONTERRA has halted French food company Danone's legal action against it in New Zealand for damages from the 2013 botulism scare.
Abbott making 'progress' repairing Fonterra botulism scare damage
Abbott Laboratories' CEO believes the company has "recovered about as well" as it could have in the year since the Fonterra WPC botulism scare that led it to recall infant formula in China, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Distinguishing highly-related outbreak-associated Clostridium botulinum type A(B) strains
In the United States, most Clostridium botulinum type A strains isolated during laboratory investigations of human botulism demonstrate the presence of an expressed type A botulinum neurotoxin gene and an unexpressed BoNT/B gene.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
CDC outlines five incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
No member of the public nor any of the workers in the government laboratories were affected by the five incidents, according to Benjamin N. Haynes, senior press officer for the CDC's infectious disease team.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
This electronmicrograph shows Bacillus anthracis vegetative cells in a monkey spleen.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
China Connection: Quality still our ace in the hole
In the third of a six-part series on exporting to China, Paul Lewis looks at the competitive advantage New Zealand dairy products have - in spite of the recent botulism scare - and the prospects for growth.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Botox can treat incontinence
Men and women alike have turned to Botox to reverse the signs of aging, but now there is a new medical use for the injections.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Fonterra deal with UK firm tipped
Speculation is mounting that Fonterra is on the verge of securing a profit-sharing agreement with a British dairy producer that will involve the New Zealand milk giant sourcing whey - a byproduct of the cheese-making process - from the United Kingdom for use in infant formula destined for major markets including China.