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Dec 15, 2016

Dec 15, 2016
Salmonella

CDC: Resistant Salmonella causes 6,200 illnesses a year

If 1 in every 29 cases go undetected, that could put the annual rate as high as 180,000 cases.

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016
MRSA bacteria

UK health officials detail progress on AMR strategy

Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Jun 10, 2016

Jun 10, 2016
Peanut butter on toast

FDA drags its feet on food recalls, HHS audit says

At times consumers were at risk "for several weeks after FDA was aware of a potentially hazardous food," the report says.

Jun 03, 2016

Jun 03, 2016
Chicks

Poultry-linked Salmonella sickens 324 in 35 states

Of the sick people, 27% are children 5 years old or younger, and 66 peoople have been hospitalized.

May 02, 2016

May 02, 2016
Meat at market

FDA report finds resistant Salmonella down in meat

Antibiotic-resistant strains reach a low point since testing began, but the agency notes some worrisome findings.

Apr 14, 2016

Apr 14, 2016
bacteria culture

CDC: Testing changes may slow foodborne outbreak detection

To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.

Mar 10, 2016

Mar 10, 2016
Pistachios

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to pistachios sickens 11

Two of the 11 patients have been hospitalized, and 8 of 9 interviewed said they ate pistachios before they fell ill.

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