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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...
JBS Tolleson Salmonella Outbreak

JBS Tolleson Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 246 in 25 States

Salmonella Outbreak in Beef JBS Tolleson, Inc. recalled 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products linked to a recent Salmonella outbreak. An epidemiological investigation confirmed...
Food Poisoning and Easter Egg Safety salmonella lawsuit

Food Poisoning and Easter Egg Safety: Reducing the Onset of Food Poisoning This Holiday...

Food Poisoning and Easter Egg Safety: Warmer weather brings Easter and the need for egg safety Hard-boiled eggs will fill many kitchens this spring as...
Defect Levels Handbook

The FDA Defect Levels Handbook

FDA determines “Allowable Filth” in the Defect Levels Handbook What is the “Defects Levels Handbook”? FDA determines the maximum about filth in the Defect Levels Handbook....
Safe handling of a baked potato

How to Handle a Baked Potato Safely and Prevent Botulism

Proper Baked Potato Handling Let’s say you have a little extra time to make some baked potatoes for dinner tonight.  You take the time to...
Botulism and commercial sterilization

Commercial Sterilization and Heat Treatment to Kill Harmful Pothogens

What is Commercial Sterilization For K-State’s spring break, my friends and I piled into a white Mystery Machine van to tour some national parks like...
Infant Botulism lawsuit

Infant Botulism: 70% of Infants Require Mechanical Ventilation

Infant botulism Botulism is a rare but serious condition caused ingesting harmful neurotoxins produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Infants under the age of 12...
Salmonella in Flour

Salmonella in Flour: A Rare but Potentially Deadly Reality

Salmonella in Flour The parent company of Pillsbury products, Hometown Food Company, made a voluntary recall roughly 12,245 cases of flour. The product lots affected...
Aflatoxins are Toxic

Aflatoxins are Toxic  Fungal Metabolites Found in Some Fungis

Aflatoxins are Toxic:  Fungal metabolites found in some fungis Aflatoxins are a toxic metabolite of certain fungi like Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasitosis. Different types...
Wasabi’s natural antimicrobial properties

Wasabi’s Natural Antimicrobial Properties Could Mean Safer Food

Wasabi's natural antimicrobial properties Control of pathogens is essential to food safety. In efforts to battle potential outbreaks of harmful bacteria in food, researchers are...

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Distribution – British Columbia, and Alberta. Recalling agency – Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. ...
Beef E. coli Outbreak investigation

Updated: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP and...

Torrent Prescribed drugs Restricted is increasing its recall for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and Losartan Potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP, to the buyer stage because...

Food Recall Warning (pieces of metal) – Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burger – Veggie...

Distribution - British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Probably Nationwide. Recalling agency - Belmont Meat Merchandise. ...