The Contagion® Food-borne Infection / Food Safety specialty page provides food-borne Infection / food Safety-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
Many Louisiana residents have been impacted by severe flooding. In response, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing food safety recommendations to guide those in Louisiana who have been affected.
Individuals who handle foods in the course of their work, as well as those working in healthcare settings, have a higher risk for infection with highly contagious, gastroenteritis-inducing noroviruses when an outbreak occurs where they work.
The Virginia Department of Health has issued a warning stating that there is an increased risk of hepatitis A in the state of Virginia that may potentially link back to frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.
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