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SoyNut Butter Products Linked with Multistate <i>E. coli</i> Outbreak
The Centers for Disease Control and Pevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are currently investigating an E. coli outbreak that has managed to spread over five states and has infected twelve individuals thus far.
Food Safety Tips to Remember this Valentine's Day
This Valentine’s Day, be sure to remember these food safety tips to protect you and your loved one from any pesky food-borne illnesses.
<i>Salmonella</i> Promote Host Survival During Infection
Researchers from Salk Institute make a surprising discovery regarding the link between sickness-induced behaviors, such as loss of appetite, and their role in how the body fights off infection.
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.
Urbanized White Ibises Could Be Transmitting <i>Salmonella</i> to Human Populations
A team of researchers has found that urbanized white ibises may be shedding Salmonella enterica and transmitting it to humans visiting parks.
Microbes & Hosts Fight to Acquire Essential Metals: This Battle May Open the Door for New Treatments
Elizabeth Nolan, PhD, and her team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently explored the fight between microbes and hosts over essential metals and how understanding this battle may open the door for alternate treatments for bacterial infections.
Gut M Cells: The Gatekeepers of Oral Prion Infection
A new study explores why some animals and humans might be more susceptible than others to develop prion diseases.
On Heels of Outbreaks, Hawaii DOH Puts Efforts into Revising Food Safety Regulations
As Hawaii struggles to recover from two food-borne outbreaks, DOH officials seek to make revisions to their food safety regulations to enhance food-borne illness prevention.
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