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<i>Listeria</i> Outbreak Linked to Enoki Mushrooms
The FDA has launched an outbreak investigation in several states concerning mushrooms which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Top Infectious Disease Outbreaks of 2019
From Ebola to measles to Salmonella, these were the top 9 infectious disease outbreaks of 2019.
Deadly <i>Listeria</i> Outbreak Linked to Eggs
Public health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections that have caused 4 hospitalizations and 1 death.
Novel Bacteriocin a Promising New Treatment for Resistant <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i>
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 <i>Listeria</i> 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.
<i>Listeria</i> 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.
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