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Hamburger disease drug put to the test
A research study, testing a new treatment for hamburger
disease, was launched today at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The study conducted by investigators from the Research Institute of the MUHC and from The Children's, will test the ability of this treatme...
Phage therapy could remove foodborne disease from livestock
...oli O157:H7 have been linked to the consumption of hamburger
meat, alfalfa sprouts, unpasteurized fruit juice, and even drinking water; more than 75% of the cases can be directly traced to contamination from carrier ruminants. The most recent data suggest that about 28% of the cattle presented for slaughter in...
Food & Agriculture Biosecurity Initiative announced by incoming executive dean at Rutgers
...contaminated strawberries from Chile and e coli in hamburger
meat pinpointed our vulnerability. We are little more prepared today for accidental introduction of foodborne pathogens or chemicals. Faced with intentional tampering, our system would fail. Adelaja today announced an effort to shore up these weakne...
Understanding how E. coli kills cells
... The E. coli O157:H7 is a strain that contaminates hamburger
and other foods. Ingestion of the contaminated food causes diarrhea and multiple organ failure, as a result of massive cell death in the kidneys and intestines. Nearly 76 million Americans a year get food poisoning and O157:H7 infection alone account...
UF researchers find painless electrical stimulus helps restore hand movement for stroke patients
...he first real differences I could see was eating a hamburger
with my left hand while driving with my right hand...'t realize the amount of effort it takes to hold a hamburger
up to your mouth to take a bite using the hand (affected by the) stroke," McClellan said. "To be ab...
Cattle Diet Implicated In Harmful Human E. Coli Infection As Reported In Science Magazine
...are often thought to be theculprit behind infected hamburger
meat as well as produce, since it is virtuallyimpossible to prevent all fecal contamination of meat at slaughter, and fruitsand vegetables can be contaminated when fertilized with cattle manure. In theirstudy, Francisco Diaz-Gonzalez and his colleagu...
Spices May Reduce Escherichia Coli O157:H7 In Meat
...Ph.D., and Daniel Y.C. Fung, Ph.D. In the hamburger
study, "clove had the highest inhibitory effect,[followed] in potency by cinnamon, garlic, oregano, and sage," Fung said. However, in the laboratory studies, garlic had the highest inhibitory effect. The addition of 1.0 percent spice (garli...
Microchip Sensor Detects Bacteria
...ng plant was forced to recall 25 million pounds of hamburger
when less than a speck of bacteria was detected. But now Cornell University researchers have merged the fields of nanofabrication and biology to produce a simple but effective means to detect harmful bacteria. New biosensors can detect minu...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Hudson Foods hamburger
recall may be just what it takes to convince Ameri...recall of 25 million pounds of red meat, including hamburger
patties, that may have been contaminated with E. coli, a microorganism that can cause illness and ev...
New Sensor Provides First Instant Test For Toxic E. coli Organism
...Summer of 1995; and illnesses involvingsausage and hamburger
meat contamination in the U.S. in 1993 and 1994. The 0157:H7 strain thrives in animal fecal material which is why it oftenshows up in meat. Pasteurization of milk and juices -- a simple treatment withheat -- can kill the organism as can thor...