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Researchers discover why Listeria bacterium is so hard to fight

EurekAlert 27-Aug-2014

Listeria is a dreaded bacterium that can be found in both unprocessed and processed foods. Over the last few weeks, 28 persons in Denmark have been infected with Listeria from processed food, sold in supermarkets. 115 more words


Chicken Cutlets Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination.

Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. 174 more words


Kirkland Company Issues Pasta Recall

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — A Kirkland, Washington, company is voluntarily recalling about 20 containers of “basil pasta pesto” packed in 8 ounce plastic tubs because it could be contaminated with listeria. 112 more words


Can you beat a good salad?

This time of year we’re all looking forward to milder weather. Many of us have a tendency to eat heartier in the winter and for that we’ve found a few extra pounds. 490 more words


90,000 Pounds Of Caesar Salad Kits Sold At Sam's Club Recalled Because Listeria Isn't A Tasty Ingredient

When you’re in a rush and don’t have time to gather all the ingredients to a salad, grabbing a pre-made kit might seem like a convenient and healthy idea. 183 more words

Danes link listeria deaths to meat

BBC News 12 August 2014

Danish officials say they suspect that sausage contaminated with listeria bacteria has killed at least 12 people.  The outbreak began last September. 32 more words

Food Science

Smart packaging detects food poisoning (Day 75)

No one is absolutely sure how many people are affected by food poisoning each year. But it is a global problem and the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimate it affects tens of millions of people each year. 395 more words

Geoff Maitland