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foods contaminated with endotoxin-producing gram-positive pathogens

Food Contaminated with Endotoxin-Producing Gram-Positive Pathogens

Endotoxins: foods contaminated with endotoxin-producing gram-positive pathogens Why Should You Avoid Leaving Leftovers Out? Why do you need to avoid consuming foods that were in the...
Milk E. coli Recall unpasteurized

Dungeness Valley Creamery Issues Milk E. coli Recall

Milk E. coli Recall: Raw milk sold in Washington recalled as potential health risk A recall of raw whole milk, skim milk, and cream has...
preparing for food allergies

Preparing for food allergies – what to do when facing food allergies

Being Prepared for the Worst when susceptible to food allergies  Quoting former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, it is best to “prepare for the worst, but...
Ground Beef and E. coli

Ground Beef and E. coli: Shiga Toxin E. coli is the Dangerous One

Ground Beef and E. coli - Not all E. coli is Equal Why does ground beef get recalled for E. coli contamination? E. coli is ubiquitous...
Norovirus outbreak Children's Hospital

Norovirus Outbreak at Pediatric Center in DC: Norovirus Spreads through Food Poisoning

Norovirus outbreak identified at children’s hospital in DC: Food poisoning? The Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) Pediatric Center in Northeast Washington, DC, has identified three...
Beef E. coli Outbreak investigation

Unsolved E. coli Outbreak: Authorities Getting Closer

Ongoing Investigation on an unsolved E. coli Outbreak According to the CDC, an unknown, contaminated source of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) O103 has...
Raw Beef Outbreak

E. coli Beef Outbreak Prompts Calls For Safer Beef Production

Beef Processing in the Midst of an E. coli Beef Outbreak E coli is a facultative anaerobe, which means it thrives in the presence of...
Campylobacter food poisoning

According to CDC Campylobacter Most Common Food Borne Pathogen

Prevent Campylobacteriosis from Campylobacter The CDC identifies more cases of foodborne illnesses from Campylobacter than any other foodborne bacteria.  According to the CDC, Campylobacter...
Toxoplasma and pregnancy

Pregnant Women and Toxoplasma

Pregnant Women and Toxoplasma: Causes, Dangers, and Treatment According to the Center for Disease Control, “toxoplasmosis is considered to be a leading cause of death...
Pro Sports E. Coli Yogurt Peanut Bar Recall

Are Organic Foods Safe? Recent Recalls, such as the Inspired Organics Peanut Butter Recall,...

Are Organic Foods Safe or More Dangerous than Processed Foods? By Tony Coveny, Ph.D., J.D., M.A. Organic food is much hailed as a safer alternative to...

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