Tag: "foodborne" at medical news
Urinary tract infections likely caused by tainted food
...the increasing drug resistance, he added. Instead, foodborne
illnesses are best avoided by smart food preparati...the study shows a connection, "then the problem of foodborne
disease is much greater in scope than we had ever previously thought."...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...ow" variant of CreutzfeldtJakob disease (CJD) as a foodborne
illness not only created a worldwide scare but also focused attention on the mechanisms of transmission of the infective agent, the scrapie prion protein (PrP Sc ). Mishra et al. were surprised to find PrP Sc associated with ferritin, a protein clea...
Compound in salsa may fight food poisoning
...afe, natural food additive that could help prevent foodborne
illness, according to a joint study by U.S. and Me...monella , a frequent and sometimes deadly cause of foodborne
illness, the researchers say. It is the only naturally occurring antibacterial that is more effectiv...
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's link a strain of E. coli to diarrhea in children
... of the Pediatric Academic Societies. E. coli is a foodborne
pathogen and a bacterium that normally resides in the lower intestine. There are hundreds of strains of E. coli and most are harmless, but some strains can cause illness, such as gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea. A strain of E. coli that is pr...
Food-borne pathogen traced to lettuce
...nfections in humans are relatively rare, and while foodborne
transmission has long been suspected, attempts to trace the pathogen to a concrete source of contamination in the past have been unsuccessful. In October of 1998, two microbiology laboratories in southern Finland discovered an alarming increase in ...
Outbreak of foodborne botulism traced from food sold at Texas salvage store
... now available online, reports that an outbreak of foodborne
botulism in Texas in 2001, involving 16 cases, was traced back to storing conditions at a salvage store. A salvage store is a facility involved in the buying, selling, reconditioning, and disposing of merchandise that may have been partially damaged...
Amid food safety concerns, K-State professor believes consumers ready for irradiated meat products
...ve nationwide recall of meat products tainted with foodborne
bacteria, a chain of grocery stores in the Midwest...irradiation adds an extra layer of defense against foodborne
pathogens, Fox cautions that appropriate food handling techniques should still be followed. "It's i...
First protein 'biochips' may deliver improved detection, diagnosis
...ia monocytogenes infections annually. Unlike other foodborne
pathogens, a high number -- one out of five -- of the cases of Listeria are fatal. Better detection of this fatal food pathogen is a high priority for the food industry, according to Arun Bhunia, associate professor of food science at Purdue. "The pr...
Emerging Pathogens And Safety Of Fresh Produce Key Issues Facing Food IndustryAnd Scientists
...r. Included will be an overview of the most common foodborne
viruses, such asNorwalk virus and Hepatitis A, and...ium will also include an accountof produce-related foodborne
outbreaks in the past two decades and the status ofFDA's development of good agricultural and manufa...