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<i>Salmonella</i> Outbreak Tied to Spring Pasta Salad Springs Up in 5 States
The CDC has announced an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego infections that have been linked with pasta salad.
Struggles in Strengthening the Food Safety Chain
How are government agencies working to make food safer?
Venezuelan Crab Meat Tied to <i>Vibrio Parahaemolyticus</i> Outbreak in Multiple States
Initial investigations indicated crab meat is responsible for vibrosis infections that have sickened 12 individuals.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of July 8, 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.
Influx of <i>Cyclospora</i> Cases Could Be Linked with McDonald's Salads
Over 100 individuals have been infected with Cyclospora across 2 states potentially stemming from salads sold at McDonalds restaurants.
NDM Bacteria Transmission Observed Between Dogs and Humans for First Time
Transmission of New Delhi-metallo- ß-lactamase producing multidrug-resistant ST167 E. coli observed between 2 Finnish dogs and 1 human in 2015.
Multi-Country Outbreak of Listeria Monocytogenes Tied to Frozen Vegetables
Since 2015, there have been 47 reported cases of listeriosis across 5 countries in the European Union.
Blood Type A Associated with More Severe <i>E. Coli</i> Infection
A new study has found that travelers’ diarrhea from Escherichia coli infection may be more likely to occur in individuals with blood type A.