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CDC Identifies Germs Responsible for Majority of Food-Borne Illnesses in 2016
The FoodNet report in the CDC’s most recent MMWR provides insight on food-borne illnesses in 2016.
Handle with Care: 3 Food Poisoning Hazards at Your Super Bowl Party
Throwing a Super Bowl party? There are a few food poisoning hazards that you should be mindful of this weekend.
Experts Explore CDC’s “Winnable Battles” in Infectious Disease with <i>Contagion</i>
Seeking to improve the nation’s health and safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been targeting several high-burden issues in which it could make the greatest impact, and three such issues are infectious diseases.
<em>Listeria</em> Outbreaks Linked to Ice Cream Show a Little Contamination Goes a Long Way
A team of researchers has found that individuals with weakened immune systems are the most at risk of infection by listeriosis contamination in food products.
Are Sprouts Making Us Sick?
A recent presentation by US Food and Drug Administration representatives explained why contaminated sprouts continue to be the cause of many food-borne illnesses.
The Changing Landscape of Tracking Infectious Diseases
Experts in clinical diagnostics and tracking food-borne outbreaks discuss using culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs) as well as how the use of CIDTs is currently working in Colorado.
UK Publishes Guide for Health Care Professionals on Reducing the Risk of Listeriosis
The United Kingdom Food Standards Agency has published a guidance for health care and social service organizations who care for vulnerable populations at greater risk for contracting listeriosis and other food-borne diseases.
<em>Listeria</em> Outbreak in Leafy Greens Prompts Change in CDC <em>Listeria</em> Questionnaire
Investigations into a multi-state, multi-year listeriosis outbreak continue, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) change investigative tools, adding “leafy greens” to their Listeria Initiative questionnaire.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.