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Listeria-tainted ice cream linked to 3 deaths in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A foodborne illness linked to some ice cream products might have been a contributing factor in the deaths of three hospital patients in Kansas, health officials said Saturday. 343 more words

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Officials: Blue Bell Ice Cream Not Cause Of 3 Deaths, But Factor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas health officials say a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products may have been a contributing factor in the deaths of three hospital patients. 109 more words

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Agriculture and Environmental Basics: Pasteurization and Food Irradiation

The Incredible Hulk, Spiderman, Daredevil, and many other superheroes all got their powers from exposure to radiation, but not one of them acquired it from eating irradiated foods.  740 more words

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Prevention of Foodborne Illness in the High Risk Groups

What is foodborne illness?

Foodborne illness refers to any illness that is related to food ingestion. It is commonly caused by bacterial pathogens such as Salmonella spp. 384 more words

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How DNA barcoding can prevent foodborne illness outbreaks

In 2012, when several hundred people fell ill in the U.S. amid a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration was quickly able to isolate the exact strain of salmonella that had found its way into the contaminated sushi-grade tuna — and then… 831 more words

Why You Should Color Code Your Kitchen

Did you know that the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year approximately 1 in 6 Americans get sick as a result of foodborne diseases? 174 more words

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