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Which Foods Are High Risk for Carrying Harmful Pathogens?

Federal researchers have mapped out the percentage of foodborne illnesses associated with specific food groups. The CDC, FDA, and U.S. Department of Agriculture used data on nearly 1000 outbreaks from 1998 to 2012 — with a focus on the most recent 5 years — for four common foodborne pathogens: 60 more words

Mutant bacteria that keep on growing

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015

American Society for Microbiology

WASHINGTON, DC – February 17, 2015 – The typical Escherichia coli, the laboratory rat of microbiology, is a tiny 1-2 thousandths of a millimeter long. 602 more words

. General Mutations

The war against Staphylococcus aureus in our world, especially in Nigeria is greater than the Holocaust. It’s incriminated in headaches, stomach pains, oral thrush, arthritis, rheumatism, general body weakness, typhoid infection and even in malaria disease. 1,548 more words


7 Deadly Microbes Destroyed by Colloidal Silver

7 Deadly Microbes Destroyed by Colloidal Silver 

at Very Low Concentrations: Study

A 2011 study demonstrates that very low concentrations of colloidal silver produced “pronounced antibacterial effect” against six well-known and potentially deadly disease-causing microbes, and even against one microbe used to simulate anthrax in germ warfare tests.  1,947 more words


E. coli anyone?

So I went and crocheted me some E. coli!! I must obviously thank Giant Microbes for the inspiration, the pattern is my own.

Life is OK, my mum has gone back to Italy today, so we’ve got lots of room on the couch for broken limbs and comatose dogs….   16 more words