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Articles Tagged with ''foodborne illness''

CDC senior official calls for ban on raw milk sales

May 13, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling for a ban or a restriction on the sale of raw milk, as a means to reduce the number of foodborne diseases originating from raw milk consumption.
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FDA orders cheese company to cease operations due to Listeria contamination

May 12, 2014
A U.S. district court judge has entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the U.S. FDA and Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese Company, LLC, after federal inspectors repeatedly asked the company to improve its manufacturing processes to prevent Listeria contamination.
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Suspected foodborne disease sickens more than 100 at Food Safety Summit

May 6, 2014
More than 100 people attending the Food Safety Summit in Maryland last month were sickened by what investigators think may be food poisoning
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CDC: Salmonella rates drop, Campylobacter infections on the rise

May 2, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published its annual report on the progress made in attempts to reduce foodborne diseases in 2013.
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Pennsylvania bottling company recalls water contaminated with E. coli

May 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a notice to the public warning against the consumption of Tyler Mountain bottled water that could be contaminated with E. coli.
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USDA awards $24 million in research grants to control food contamination

April 30, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 35 research projects totaling nearly $24 million have been selected for funding to improve food safety by helping control microbial and chemical contamination in various foods.
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Foodborne disease affects 4 million Canadians every year

April 14, 2014
Every year one in eight Canadians suffers from a foodborne infection, according to the Canadian Public Health Agency.
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Minnesota company recalls peanut butter, spreads over Listeria concerns

March 28, 2014
Minnesota food manufacturer Parkers Farm Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of a series of products, including cheese, peanut butter, salsa, dips and spreads, over concerns of possible Listeria contamination.
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FDA inspection at cheese processing facility results in suspended registration

March 19, 2014
The U.S. FDA has ordered the suspension of the food facility registration of Delaware food manufacturer Roos Foods, which has been identified as the source of the recent listeria outbreak.
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UK works on plans to tackle campylobacter in poultry

March 5, 2014
Regulators, processors, manufacturers and retailers in the United Kingdom have joined forces to reduce the cases of campylobacter contamination of raw poultry meat across the entire supply chain.
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