News tagged with disease outbreaks

Emeritus: On the trail of aflatoxin

In the spring of 1960, a mysterious liver disease killed hundreds of thousands of turkeys in the United Kingdom. The outbreak was soon traced to ground peanut meal, shipped from Brazil and contaminated with mold that produces ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Medical research
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Egg recall tied to salmonella grows to 380 million

(AP) -- Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, health officials said Wednesday as a company dramatically expanded a recall to 380 million eggs.

dateAug 19, 2010 in Health
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