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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.
5 hrs ago
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.
6 hrs ago
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
'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.
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.
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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 app.com: http://on.app.com/1rwJPcY NJSShoppers converge at Wegman's on Highway 35 in Ocean Twp.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Second Set of Roh TV Taping Results
Second Set of ROH TV Taping Results Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.20.2014 A more detailed report... Credit: Jason Harper & PWInsider Nice crowd.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Recalled products have contained glass, painkillers, metal, salmonella and even COCAINE
The Sunday People reveals four big supermarkets have all had to recall items in the past year - Sainsbury's recently warned olives may contain small pieces of glass Sainsbury's warned last month a "limited number" of its own-brand 350g jars of pitted black olives may contain small pieces of glass.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
How to save food during a power outage
MANILA Typhoons such as Glenda, which hit parts of the Philippines on Tuesday and Wednesday, can cause power outages and put your food supply at risk.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Curry house hospitalises 13 as heavily pregnant woman among 139 struck down with food poisoning
Seventeen people were confirmed as having picked up a strain of E.coli bacteria after eating at the Khyber Pass A heavily pregnant woman was among 139 diners who came down with food poisoning after eating at an Indian restaurant.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Barbecue alert after spike in cases of food poisoning
More than 1,000 people have become ill with vomiting and diarrhoea in five weeks - up 27 per cent on the average figure for the same period over the past three years.
Many Oregon, Washington, California consumers don't follow food safety when cooking chicken
Oregon has released a public service announcement about safe food practices while chicken following a study showing 40 percent of consumers undercook it.
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Applebee's Lawsuit Filed by E. coli Lawyers at PritzkerOlsen Law Firm
Minnesota, LLC d/b/a Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar arising from a recent E. coli O111 outbreak.
Crystal Growth & Design
Reactivity of Crystalline ZnO Superstructures against Fungi and...
For the first time, different morphologies of zinc oxide superstructures are synthesized by a simple and environmental friendly route using Nerium oleander leaf extract as fuel.
Foodborne illnesses keep rising, government report finds | Gustafson
Summer is the time for picnics, barbecues and outdoor cooking. Unfortunately, it is also a time when more people fall ill from food poisoning due to warm temperatures and unsafe storing and handling of perishable foods.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Iowa State University Experts Develop Food Safety Campaign to Keep Older Adults Safe
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University researchers are targeting leafy greens in an effort to protect older adults from foodborne illnesses.
E. coli death despite 'strict hygiene'
Strict hygiene rules were being enforced at a hospital when a five-day-old baby girl died after contracting E. coli, an inquest has heard.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
When good gut bacteria get sick
Being sick due to an infection can make us feel lousy. But what must the ecosystem of bacteria, or microbiota, colonizing our guts be going through when hit with infection? A study from Brigham and Women's Hospital has utilized unique computational models to show how infection can affect bacteria that naturally live in our intestines.