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Articles Tagged with ''foodborne illness''

British FSA reviews poultry campylobacter strategy

Figures released by the agency reveal that campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the U.K., affecting about 460,000 people each year.
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FDA finds salmonella in imported spices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has conducted a study into the prevalence of salmonella in imported spices, following widespread concerns that spices might be a source of foodborne diseases.
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Cyclosporiasis outbreak continues, number of infected reaches 600

Analyses of the outbreak have led investigators to the conclusion that the majority of cases were linked to a salad mix produced at Taylor Farms de Mexico.
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New evidence on salmonella in beef underlines safety challenge

Tackling Salmonella in ground beef could be the U.S. meat industry's most challenging task yet, according to James Marsden, professor of animal science at Kansas State University.
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Multistate cyclosporiasis outbreak infects 230 people

The source of the infection is still not known but investigators believe that vegetables, most likely imported, are to blame for the outbreak.
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Foodborne illnesses linked to leafy vegetables, dairy on the rise

Extensive research by the CDC has shown that outbreaks of foodborne illnesses linked to leafy vegetables and dairy products have increased over the past three years, while illnesses associated with eggs have declined.
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Research reveals Final Rule compliance costs for US egg industry

In 2010, a new Final Rule that applied to all flocks of over 30,000 hens came into effect. The average annual cost for compliance with the Final Rule is $122,000 per complex.
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CDC: Listeria kills one of five affected

As many as 90 percent of the people affected by the foodborne disease are elderly, pregnant women, newborns or have weakened immune systems, the CDC said.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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FDA issues warning about Brooklyn-based juice manufacturer

Carrot and beet juice products manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.
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