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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago |

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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Pudding, Seafood

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Several elders on Fond Du Lac Reservation report food poisoning symptoms

Several elders have fallen ill with possible food poisoning on the Fond Du Lac Reservation.


Related Topix: Health, Fond Du Lac, WI


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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Oregon, Food Science, Health, Agriculture, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.


Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Minnesota, Woodbury, MN, Food Science