News tagged with foodborne illness

100K Pathogen Genome Project maps first genomes

(Phys.org) —Striking a blow at foodborne diseases, the 100K Pathogen Genome Project at the University of California, Davis, today announced that it has sequenced the genomes of its first 10 infectious microorganisms, including ...

May 22, 2013
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100K Genome Project takes aim at foodborne diseases

An ambitious effort to sequence the genomes of 100,000 infectious microorganisms and speed diagnosis of foodborne illnesses has been launched by the University of California, Davis, Agilent Technologies and the U.S. Food ...

Jul 13, 2012
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Recipe for safe food: Clean, cook, chill, separate

(AP) -- Clean. Cook. Chill. Separate. That's the message of a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling in the wake of a European E. coli outbreak that has killed almost 50 people.

Jun 28, 2011
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Expert examines main points of new food safety measure

(PhysOrg.com) -- Congress just passed the first major food safety measure in the United States in more than 60 years. Given the recent and frequent deadly foodborne illness outbreaks, this is welcome news to many Americans. ...

Dec 23, 2010
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Study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls

Rutgers' Food Policy Institute (FPI) released a study today showing that many Americans fail to check their homes for recalled food products. Only about 60 percent of the studied sample reported ever having looked for recalled ...

Apr 14, 2009
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