Isolates of a common poultry pathogen collected from animals in Indian bird markets were mostly resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics.
Polysorbate, a safe additive found in everything from ice cream to cosmetics, has been proven to slow the toxic effects of E. coli poisoning. Had this discovery been known before the deadly 2011 E.
Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), multiple state public health authorities and the U.S.
A new study offers compelling evidence that a novel form of the dangerous superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can spread to humans through consumption or handling of contaminated poultry.
It seems like almost every week another food product is being recalled because of contamination. One of the more common culprits is a pathogenic strain of E. coli.
Rutgers researchers have disproven the widely accepted notion that it's OK to scoop up food and eat it within a "safe" five-second window.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S.
One of the keys to preventing food-borne illness and food waste is making sure that the surfaces at production facilities remain free of contamination between scheduled cleanings.