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Jan 25, 2013

Jan 25, 2013

Norovirus, Salmonella top list of outbreak-causing pathogens

(CIDRAP News) – Norovirus and Salmonella continued to top the list of pathogens responsible for US outbreaks of foodborne disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

Jan 29, 2013

Jan 29, 2013

CDC: Produce leads list of food vehicles for illness

(CIDRAP News) – After scrutinizing a decade's worth of data on foodborne disease outbreaks, federal health officials estimate that produce was the vehicle in close to half of all illnesses and that poultry was the culprit in 19% of all deaths.

Mar 07, 2013

Mar 07, 2013

Study: Salmonella resistance to 2 key drugs increasing

(CIDRAP News) – A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that resistance to two key antibiotics used to treat severe Salmonella infections is growing more common in the United States, although the prevalence in 2009 was still under 5%.

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