Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a germ that occurs naturally in the gut of mammals and birds, as well as in the human intestinal flora. However, certain E. coli types can cause severe diarrhea in humans. These virulent E.
Three More States Report Cases in Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections.
Researchers have used the fossilized remains of algae to take a key step toward being able to more sensitively detect harmful contaminants in food.
Although most kinds of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. Learn about E. coli and what you can do to help lower your chances of infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the following Q&A:
Quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential and often lifesaving when it comes to preventing foodborne illness.
Chlorine, commonly used in the agriculture industry to decontaminate fresh produce, can make foodborne pathogens undetectable, according to new research published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
A single foodborne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining, a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bl
CDC Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Infections Linked to Rose Acre Farms Shell Eggs
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup infections linked
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several states, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S.
Is that meat still good? Are you sure? McMaster researchers have developed a test to bring certainty to the delicate but critical question of whether meat and other foods are safe to eat or need to be thrown out.