food borne illness

Garlic beats antibiotics in quelling food-borne illness


May 4th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Researchers have isolated a compound in garlic that is a 100 times more potent than popular antibiotics in combating Campylobacter bacteria, one of the commonest causes ... Read more...

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Immunise chicken to fight food-borne illness


March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The simple expedient of vaccinating chickens against the bug C. jejuni could cut down the incidence of food poisoning.If C. jejuni contaminated poultry is not prepared ... Read more...

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Jay Z’s club shuts down


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Rapper Jay-Z has shut down his 40/40 club.The club was shut down following a slew of health-code violations just a day after its relaunch, reports ... Read more...

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New antibiotic to treat adulterated food


August 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Lantibiotics, a class of antibiotics discovered by an American scientist, could help treat contaminated food.Produced by a harmless bacteria, lantibiotics could help kill harmful bugs like ... Read more...

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Salmonella biggest food-borne threat to US


June 8th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) Salmonella poses the greatest health threat to America, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.Salmonella infection has risen 10 percent over the past ... Read more...

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Novel approach for rapid detection of unknown food pathogens


October 16th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel approach to automated detection and classification of harmful bacteria in food.Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) ... Read more...

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How to increase safety of smoked salmon


October 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Smoking salmon at adequately high temperatures is a step in reducing the risk of Listeria monocytogenes in the fish, says a new study.Smoked salmon is produced by salting, ... Read more...

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Stephanie Smith’s Life Had Been Shattered By A Delicious Bite Of Grilled Burger


October 5th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a part of her life that Stephanie Smith still hopes she had not bit in to. A seemingly innocent and delicious looking burger spelled ... Read more...

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Microwaving frankfurters can provide protection against food-borne illness


September 27th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that microwave reheating of hotdogs or frankfurters for 75 seconds at high power can offer protection against pathogens that cause foodborne illness.Microwave ovens ... Read more...

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Surface water often contaminated with salmonella


February 28th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers, who tested stream water over a one-year period in south Georgia, found a high concentration of Salmonella in 79 percent of the samples. Salmonella is a bacteria ... Read more...

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Decoding how cell memory helps immune system fend off invasions


January 25th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Resarchers are close to decoding the mystery of how immune cells fend off infections by remembering and recognising the nature of invading pathogens.Their key finding is that a ... Read more...

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Pigs raised without antibiotics carry more bacteria and parasites


June 12th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): With the increasing demand of pork, researchers from Ohio State University have warned that pigs raised without antibiotics are more likely to carry bacteria and parasite responsible ... Read more...

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Protozoa may facilitate food-borne pathogens on leafy vegetables


April 26th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that protozoa found on lettuce and spinach may sequester harmful food-borne pathogens, eventually contributing to their survival on produce surfaces.Various cases of ... Read more...

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Germs can become more infectious due to spaceflight


March 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Experimental payload aboard the space shuttle Endeavor will continue studies on the ability of germs to become more infectious due to spaceflight and thus adversely affect the health ... Read more...

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Indian-American develops bio-sensor to track food toxins


March 4th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 4 (IANS) An Indian-American has developed a revolutionary new bio-sensor capable of simultaneously screening thousands of food samples for deadly pathogens. Besides taking the pain out of such analysis, ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientists use live cells to detect food-borne pathogens, toxins


March 1st, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Two West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences alumni, currently associated with Purdue University, have shown that a novel technique can help screen thousands of samples of ... Read more...

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Red wine can keep food-borne diseases at bay


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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