News tagged with foodborne illness

Micro-5: Gut reactions in space

Our guts literally teem with beneficial bacteria. But not all bacteria are harmless. Disease-causing bacteria, known as pathogens, can infect our intestines, causing illness or even death. Bacterial pathogens ...

dateFeb 24, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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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 ...

dateMay 22, 2013 in Biotechnology
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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.

dateJun 28, 2011 in Health
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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. ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Health
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