Donated or sold breast milk contains bacteria and sometimes salmonella
The plants linked to salmonella-tainted chicken that has sickened nearly 300 people will remain open, despite calls to shut them down.
Only two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s foodborne pathogen investigators were on duty during the government shutdown as a salmonella outbreak continued to sicken nearly 300 people in 18 states.
Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens aren’t up to snuff, according to a new report.
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
CDC cites most common sources of foodborne illnesses
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Oregon heath officials report in the Journal of Infectious Diseases that they traced an isolated outbreak of norovirus to a reusable grocery bag. The virus was passed among …
An outbreak of an unusual strain of salmonella called Salmonella Bareilly has hit 19 states and the District of Columbia, infecting 90 people since late January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What’s on your smartphone? Probably fecal matter, according to new research by London scientists.
The vast majority of sack lunches that kids bring to school aren’t properly cooled or refrigerated and could pose a health hazard to young children, a new study in the journal Pediatrics suggests.
Even as U.S. officials are tracing the source of a multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened more than 70 people and killed at least one person, there’s more bad news on the food-borne illness front.