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Trending Medical and health breaking news FDA Report Highlights Salmonella Outbreak in Packaged Leafy Greens

Trending Medical and well being breaking information FDA Report Highlights Salmonella Outbreak in Packaged Leafy Greens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that caused 31 reported illnesses and four hospitalizations in the U.S. between June and August 2021. The FDA worked with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state partners to investigate the outbreak, which was linked through epidemiology…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Bistak Enterprises Inc. and Bistak Groceries Inc. recalls food over rodent infestation and Salmonella

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Bistak Enterprises Inc. and Bistak Groceries Inc. recollects meals over rodent infestation and Salmonella

Bistak Enterprises Inc. and Bistak Groceries Inc. are recalling various products because of possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation. This recall was triggered by a referral from the Saskatchewan Health Authority. The recalled products have been sold in Canada in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Famous Anthony’s owners filing for bankruptcy in wake of hepatitis A outbreak

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Well-known Anthony’s house owners submitting for chapter in wake of hepatitis A outbreak

Owners of a Roanoke, VA, restaurant chain have closed one location and are filing bankruptcy for two others in relation to a deadly hepatitis A outbreak that swept through the community this past fall. At least four people have died, more than 50 were sickened and 36 people were hospitalized in the outbreak associated with…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Botulism behind at least two deaths; others sick in Argentina

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Botulism behind at the least two deaths; others sick in Argentina

Foodborne botulism has been linked to two deaths in an Argentinian province. The Ministry of Public Health in Misiones reported the two fatalities and at least four other cases occurred this past week in the village of Andresito. The four ill people, including three adults and one child, are being treated in the intensive care…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Scientists invent biodegradable bacteria-killing packaging

Trending Medical and health breaking news Scientists invent biodegradable bacteria-killing packaging

Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Nanyang Technological University Singapore have developed a biodegradable food packaging material that kills harmful microbes and could extend the shelf-life of fresh fruit by two to three days. Having an antibacterial and biodegradable alternative for food packaging could be hugely beneficial for waste reductions and…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Human infections decline in Norway but pathogens stable in food-producing animals

Trending Medical and health breaking news Human infections decline in Norway but pathogens stable in food-producing animals

Most pathogens decreased in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic and reduced travel, according to a report published by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute. Diseases transmitted between animals and humans are called zoonoses. The decline in humans was highest for campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis and E. coli infections, mainly because of fewer travel associated cases. Occurrence of most…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Trichinella reports in Europe climb again after record low in 2018

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Trichinella reviews in Europe climb once more after document low in 2018

The Trichinella notification rate in Europe almost doubled in 2019 compared to 2018, according to recently published data. In 2019, 12 countries reported 141 cases of trichinellosis of which 96 were confirmed. Bulgaria with 55 confirmed cases, Italy with 10 and Spain with 40 but only 12 confirmed accounted for most of these. Romania recorded 21…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Issues with seafood, pesticide problems and undeclared colors spark import enforcement actions

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Points with seafood, pesticide issues and undeclared colours spark import enforcement actions

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed. Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page with links for specific details…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Food Safety Summit announces its conference schedule for May event

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Meals Security Summit proclaims its convention schedule for Might occasion

Organizers have revealed the schedule for the in-person 2022 Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, IL, May 9-12, 2022. The summit had gone to virtual presentations during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be its 24th annual conference and trade show. Those planning to attend can use code 20off22 to receive 20 percent off…

Trending Medical and health breaking news EU expert network discusses microbial risks

Trending Medical and well being breaking information EU professional community discusses microbial dangers

Topics involving Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter were discussed at the latest meeting of a European network dedicated to microbial risk assessment. The Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment (MRA Network) has 25 European Union member states as well as Switzerland and Norway as observer countries. It is coordinated by the European Food Safety Authority…