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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.

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Drug-Resistant Shiga Toxin-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> Cases Increasing
A recent study of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains reports a high frequency of STEC antimicrobial resistance to drugs commonly used in human and veterinary medicine.
2016 Norovirus Outbreak in Spain Linked with Bottled Water
CDC investigators link large norovirus outbreak in Catalonia, Spain with office water coolers.
Navigating Our Way Out of the Jungle: Modernizing Meat Inspection
A fast-paced world requires modern meat inspection processes, but are we lagging in our efforts?
37 Individuals Infected in Multistate <i>Salmonella</i> Agbeni Outbreak Linked to Pet Turtles
Thirty-seven individuals have been infected in ongoing multistate Salmonella Agbeni outbreak that has been linked with pet turtles.
CDC Issues Health Advisory on Resistant <i>Brucella</i> Strain Found in Raw Milk
The CDC has issued a health advisory on a rifampin/penicillin-resistant strain of RB51 Brucella that has been contracted by a Texas resident through the consumption of raw milk.
Cholesterol-lowering Drug May Also Fight Infectious Disease
In a new study on factors that make individuals susceptible to infectious diseases, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce susceptibility to certain diseases.
Researchers Investigate FMT in Metabolic Syndrome
In a new literature review, researchers from the Netherlands postulate that studying fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) can help identify novel therapeutic targets for metabolic syndromes.
Are We a Glutton for Antimicrobial Resistance?
To paraphrase Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “we are what we eat”—Especially when it comes to antimicrobials and food-producing animals.
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