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How E. coli Interacts With Fresh Vegetables

Food outbreaks caused by Escherichia coli are in 20-30% linked to eating contaminated vegetables. A new research shows that the disease-causing E. coli O157:H7 interacts directly with plant cells, allowing it to anchor to the surface of a plant, where it can multiply. 11 more words

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A new study finds that kitchen cutting boards can become contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria from raw meat

Kitchen Cutting Boards Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

April 13, 2014 by Linda Larsen Leave a Comment

A new study published in the Journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology found that kitchen cutting boards can become contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria from raw meat. 161 more words

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Travellers diarrhoea - Aetiology, Epidemiology, Risk factors, Management, treatment and control


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Travelers’ diarrhoea is among the most typical well being issues affecting travelers. Financial loses as a result of shuttle­lers’ diarrhoea impression each the industry and traveling traveller. 13 more words

A Year in the Lab: QIAcube and PFGE Plugs

Monday 31st March 2014

This week began with the inoculation of LB broth with single colonies from my Lincoln Escherichia coli nutrient agar slope collection (E1 – 48). 1,496 more words

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A special blood drive for eight-year-old Connor Sneary, one of the youngest victims of the Oklahoma Youth Expo E. coli outbreak

Blood Drive For OK Boy Battling E. coli HUS Kidney Failure

April 6, 2014 by Carla Gillespie

The Oklahoma Blood Institute is holding a special blood drive for eight-year-old Connor Sneary, one of the youngest victims of an… 127 more words

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A Year in the Lab: Final Lincoln water collection and new plugs!

Monday 24th March 2014

I started off the week by collecting my autoclaved Duran flasks, extendable rod and gloves, and heading out to the River Witham to collect samples from the same location as previously. 754 more words

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RASFF Food Alerts, Week 14

Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week
On 03/04/2014, Salmonella spp. (presence /25g) was detected in chilled organic chicken chipolata from Belgium. 16 more words

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