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Apr 08, 2009

Apr 08, 2009

Federal marshals serve inspection warrant to NJ food company

(CIDRAP News) – US Marshals today executed an inspection warrant at a New Jersey fruit and nut company after it refused to give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) access to its distribution records related to peanut products received from Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), a Virginia-based company linked to the recent national Salmonella outbreak.

Apr 08, 2009

Apr 08, 2009

Egyptian H5N1 cases prompt speculation about silent infections

(CIDRAP News) – The recent series of H5N1 avian influenza cases in Egyptian children yet very few in adults has raised concern that some Egyptians may be getting infected without getting sick, according to a Reuters news report published today.