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1 hr ago | Daily Echo

a Hampshire restaurant has closed amid a mass outbreak of food poisoning.

More than 30 people have fallen ill with salmonella since eating at The Real China in Eastleigh , including a three-year-old child.


Related Topix: Health, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

5 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Take steps against foodborne illness5:01 pm

I got hit with a nasty bug last week, and I wonder if it might have been food poisoning.


Related Topix: Food Science, Health, Agriculture, Science, Food and Drug Administration, Opinion

6 hrs ago |

FDA, Mexico forge produce safety pact to stem outbreaks

Salmonella-tainted ucumbers from Mexico caused a nationwide outbreak last year in the United States, with two cases in Oregon.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Food Science, Health

10 hrs ago | The Times of India

McDonald's under fire as US-Russia ties worsen

MOSCOW: McDonald's burgers and shakes may become the latest victims of worsening ties between Moscow and Washington after a Russian consumer watchdog agency accused the US chain of sanitary violations.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, World News, Georgia, Health

10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Scare over bacteria poisoning in chickens prompts Britain to check processing plants

Britain's food safety watchdog will investigate two chicken processing factories there amid an escalating food safety scare in Hong Kong and China, where a major chicken supplier to McDonald's was found to be using rotten meat.


Related Topix: Food Science, Health

14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Take care: Is it really food poisoning, or a stomach bug?

In the U.S., about 76 million people get sick each year from food-borne illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Health, Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, E. Coli, Life, Food, Seafood, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Gut Bacteria Appear To Live Parallel Lives To Our Own Inside The Digestive System

A new study shows that microbes in the human gut adjust to changes in the larger world, including a move abroad and a case of food poisoning.


Related Topix: Health

16 hrs ago |

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Ulcerative Colitis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Monitoring the rise and fall of the microbiome

Trillions of bacteria live in each person's digestive tract. Scientists believe that some of these bacteria help digest food and stave off harmful infections, but their role in human health is not well understood.


Related Topix: Duke University, Health

Carob powder recalled for salmonella contamination

It's certainly been a busy week for food product recalls-today there is an alert going out from the Food and Drug Administration concerning organic carob powder being sold by an online company named Earth Circle Organics.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Life, Food, Chocolate, Health, HIV/AIDS

Kirkintilloch Today

Stay safe when you have barbecues this summer

At last we're getting some good weather and lots of people in the area are hitting the garden and dusting down the barbecue.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

New methods of detecting Salmonella in pork meat processing

Infections caused by foodborne microorganisms are an increasing public health burden.


Related Topix: Food Science, E. Coli, Health, University of Georgia

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Local officials warn of bad fruit

Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by the bacterium listeria monocytogenes, is the third-leading cause of death from food poisoning.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County, IN, Food Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scientific American

Salmonella's Favorite Food Could Be Its Achilles' Heel

Summer's here and with it come picnics, barbecues and of course Salmonella . The germ is notorious for contaminating a variety of favorite warm-weather foods.


Related Topix: Weather, Health

Plum, peach and nectarine recall affects local supermarkets

Fresh fruit distributor, Wawona Packing Company located in Cutler, California is voluntarily recalling specific lots of stone fruits packed between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014, because they may have been contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Cutler, CA, Health

New Urban Legends

George H.W. Bush Death Hoax

Is George Bush dead????? Newly mentioned on thousands of websites is an apparently unconfirmed rumor that former president George Bush senior died earlier this week from food poisoning.


Related Topix: George Bush, George H.W. Bush, History in the News, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Information Update - Drinking Raw Milk: It's Not Worth the Risk

Some Canadians may believe that pasteurization harms milk and that raw milk is a safe and healthier alternative.


Related Topix: Health, E. Coli, Food Science

Daily Mail

'Raw' milk set to go on sale: Controversial new rules mean...

'Raw' milk set to go on sale: Controversial new rules mean unpasteurised version will soon to be available for shoppers to buy from in-store vending machines Milk lovers could soon be able to buy the product unpasteurised from supermarkets and shops, under proposals being discussed this week.


Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Health, E. Coli

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Bacillus cereus, a Volatile Human Pathogen

Summary: Bacillus cereus is a Gram-positive aerobic or facultatively anaerobic, motile, spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium that is widely distributed environmentally.


Related Topix: Health

Asbury Park Press

Wegmans recall for peaches, plums, nectarinesWegmans recall for...

Wegmans recall for peaches, plums, nectarines The fruit being recalled were purchased between June 1 and July 20. Check out this story on NJSShoppers converge at Wegman's on Highway 35 in Ocean Twp.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Health