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US - Recall of uneviscerated dried roach for botulism scare

Alert on Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla)


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 16, 2014 – S&S Food Import corp. is recalling all packages of Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla) with the following package code “Best Before 06.05.2015”. 198 more words



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Health Department Use of Social Media to Identify Foodborne Illness — Chicago, Illinois, 2013–2014

Health Department Use of Social Media to Identify Foodborne Illness — Chicago, Illinois, 2013–2014
Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)

An estimated 55 million to 105 million persons in the United States experience acute gastroenteritis caused by foodborne illness each year, resulting in costs of $2–$4 billion annually (1).

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Technology And Internet

Beneficial bacteria may help ward off infection

July 19, 2012

While many bacteria exist as aggressive pathogens, causing diseases ranging from tuberculosis and cholera, to plague, diphtheria and toxic shock syndrome, others play a less malevolent role and some are critical for human health. 1,360 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Sanitizing your Kitchen: Easy, Safe, and Inexpensive

The Centers for Disease Control (2011) estimates that there are about 48 million cases of food borne illnesses every year. Fortunately, most of us can experience a foodborne illness with little or no symptoms. 554 more words

Healthy People

Changes coming to how food inspectors handle E. coli-contaminated beef

(PIX11) – Food safety inspectors will no longer wait to take action if E. coli is found in ground beef, under new rules announced this week by the U.S. 322 more words


Food Safety - How To Protect Yourself

The first community outbreak in the U.S. of E. coli 011:H8 sickened 58 teenagers at a cheer-leading camp in Texas. Suspected sources of infection included the camp salad bar and a communal water barrel. 805 more words