News tagged with food borne illness

Horizontal gene transfer in E. coli

Escherichia coli O104 is an emergent disease-causing bacterium various strains of which are becoming increasingly well known and troublesome. The pathogen causes bloody diarrhea as well as and potentially fatal ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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CDC: US food poisoning cases held steady in 2008

(AP) -- Americans didn't suffer more food poisoning last year despite high-profile outbreaks involving peppers, peanut butter and other foods, according to a government report released Thursday.

dateApr 09, 2009 in Health
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