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CDC Releases Genome Sequencing Data on Antibiotic-Resistant <em>Salmonella</em>
For the first time, the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System includes whole genome sequencing data of bacteria from individuals with antibiotic-resistant Salmonella infections.
Macadamia Nuts Recalled Due to Health Risk
A voluntarily recall of 2.25 oz and 4 oz packages of Diamond of California Macadamia Nuts has been initiated after a sample tested positive for Salmonella contamination.
FDA Issues New Ruling on Antibacterial Soaps
In a new ruling, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that companies selling over-the-counter antiseptic washes will no longer be allowed to market their products as such due to doubts over these products’ safety and effectiveness.
STEC Prevention Insight Through Collaborative Study from MSU Researchers
A collaborative study at Michigan State University could lead to Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria prevention practices in the cattle farming industry.
<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.
New Discovery Sheds Light on How Norovirus Works and Ways to Stop It
Researchers still know very little about just how norovirus works, but a new study has shed light on how norovirus gets into cells and causes disease.
Therapeutic Challenge in Treating Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC)
Studies demonstrate the effect of antibiotics on patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome and unique therapeutic challenges.
USDA Issues Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Flooding
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.
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