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Nov 27, 2012

Nov 27, 2012

Consumers Union study stirs debate on bacteria in pork

(CIDRAP News) – Consumer Reports magazine has stirred debate about pathogens in pork by reporting a small study in which Yersinia enterocolitica was found in 69% of samples, while more common foodborne pathogens like Salmonella and Listeria were much less prevalent.

Jul 26, 2012

Jul 26, 2012

FDA cites mixed findings on resistance in foodborne bacteria

(CIDRAP News) – A US government report released this week on the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in major foodborne pathogens paints a mixed picture, with some markers down or stable but others in double digits or increasing.

Jul 12, 2012

Jul 12, 2012

FDA: Sequencing project will help solve foodborne outbreaks

(CIDRAP News) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that a big genome sequencing project it is launching with private and public partners will help speed up the identification of bacteria that cause foodborne disease outbreaks.

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