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New Methods Of Detecting Salmonella In Pork Meat Processing

Researchers have identified new methods of characterising and dectecting foodborne illness-causing Salmonella in pork meat processing and in bacteria in water, feed and food samples. 28 more words


Food Safety at Fairs or Festivals

Summer and early fall are filled with weekends of community fairs and festivals. Many of these events provide an opportunity to highlight music, nature, and achievements of both youth and adults. 341 more words

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IBM's Foodborne Illness Outbreak Detection System

IBM has had a breakthrough in their research and managed to find a way to use technology to identify likely sources of contamination during a foodborne illness outbreak.  280 more words

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Preventing Foodborne Illness, Naturally -- With Cinnamon

Scientists from the Washington State University have found that cinnamon essential oil kills several strains of E. coli. It will help improve food safety and reduce or eliminate cases of food poisoning and related deaths. 19 more words


Garlic compound fights source of food-borne illness better than antibiotics (100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics )

04 May 2012

Discovery could play role in treatments for food and prep areas

PULLMAN, Wash.—Researchers at Washington State University have found that a compound in garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting the Campylobacter bacterium, one of the most common causes of intestinal illness. 581 more words

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Minnesota Investigating 13 Cases Of E. Coli

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Minnesota health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli infection, with some of the cases traced to eating at Applebee’s restaurants, the state Department of Health said Monday. 417 more words


EDU 625: Salmonella, Botulism, E-Coli...can get you very sick and make you CRY!!

I bet you’re sitting there right now saying, “Seriously, Gianna? Who cares. I know how to not get sick from my food. It’s not that hard and it’s not that serious.” 786 more words