January 28th 2023
Utopia Foods, Inc., issued a voluntary recall after their imported Chinese enoki mushrooms tested positive for 2 strains of Listeria monocytogenes involved in an outbreak.
March 11th 2020
The FDA has launched an outbreak investigation in several states concerning mushrooms which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
December 26th 2019
From Ebola to measles to Salmonella, these were the top 9 infectious disease outbreaks of 2019.
December 19th 2019
Public health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections that have caused 4 hospitalizations and 1 death.
September 5th 2019
Bacteriocin operates effectively by damaging the cell walls of the target species, inducing cell perforation and blebbing, thus killing the cells.
2 Deaths Recorded in Multistate Listeria Outbreak
Since 2017 there have been 24 cases of Listeria associated with the outbreak, with no source of infection identified thus far.
The Public Health Threat of Ice Cream Tampering
Videos of individuals licking ice cream and placing these cartons back on freezer store shelves have gone viral, and this practice can pose public health risks.
Listeria Outbreak With Unknown Source Turns Deadly
Health officials hypothesize that deli sliced meats and cheeses are responsible for the infections, yet a common source has not been identified at this time.
Recalls That Should Be On Your Radar— Week of November 25, 2018
We’ve rounded up a list of important US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recalls from this past week.
Ready-To-Eat Pork Products Are Suspected Source of Listeria Monocytogenes Outbreak
Health officials are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in 4 states with a suspected link to ready-to-eat pork products.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of October 28, 2018
Recalls You Should Know About Week of October 7, 2018
We’ve rounded up a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of September 2, 2018
Increase in US Listeriosis Outbreaks Linked to Cheeses Made Under Unsanitary Conditions
Since 2006, the number of reported US listeriosis outbreaks associated with cheese made under unsanitary conditions has increased.
Recalls That Should Be On Your Radar—Week of August 5, 2018
We’re rounded up a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from this past week.
Recalls You Should Know About—Week of July 30, 2018
We’ve compiled a list of product recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from this past week.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of July 8, 2018
FDA Recalls You Should Know About—Week of April 22, 2018
In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.
Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar
In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls issued by the FDA and USDA.
Recalls You Should Know About—Week of April 8, 2018
Recalls You Should Know About—Week of March 25, 2018
Recalls You Should Know About—Week of March 18, 2018
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—March 18, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
South Africa Hit With Largest Ever Listeria Outbreak
The number of individuals infected with Listeria continues to grow in South Africa, as officials identify the source responsible.
Recent Recalls You Should Know About
In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls posted this week.
FDA Recalls You Should Know About—Week of February 25, 2018
Rhode Island DOH Issues Alert on Deli Sliced Meat & Cheese Due to Potential Listeria
The Rhode Island Department of Health has issued a consumer alert regarding deli sliced meat and cheese sold at a local Stop & Shop due to potential Listeria contamination.
FDA Recalls You Should Know About—Week of January 28, 2018
Recalls You Should Know About—January 21, 2018
New Report Sheds Light on Types of Food That Contribute to Food-Borne Illness
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration released a report that sheds light on the types of food that contribute to food-borne illness.
CDC Issues Health Advisory on Resistant Brucella 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.
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 Contagion
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.
Listeria 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.
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