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Nov 09, 2017

Nov 09, 2017
Drinking fountains

Legionella common in US outbreaks tied to drinking water, other sources

Legionella continues to be the most common cause of outbreaks linked to drinking water and also fuels many outbreaks linked to environmental water exposure.

Sep 29, 2017

Sep 29, 2017
E coli on lettuce

Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem

Transmission chain mapping points to prolonged colistin use in livestock and poultry.

Sep 15, 2017

Sep 15, 2017
Raw milk

CDC issues alert over raw milk and Brucella infection

Hundreds who may have drunk contaminated raw milk may be unaware of the risk.

Sep 15, 2017
Papaya and lime

CDC: 14 new Salmonella cases tied to papayas

The case total now stands at 235, with 78 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in 26 states.

Sep 01, 2017

Sep 01, 2017
Chicken barn

Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms

Litter (bird feces) used as fertilizer may play a key role.

Sep 01, 2017
Sliced papaya

Feds link 2 more Salmonella outbreaks to imported papayas

Increased testing has turned up 2 smaller outbreaks connected to 2 additional growers in Mexico.

Aug 04, 2017

Aug 04, 2017
Maradol papaya

US Salmonella papaya outbreak more than doubles

Of 76 patients with available information, 35 (46%) required hospitalization.

Jul 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017
Papayas

Papaya-linked Salmonella outbreak sickens 47 in 12 states

One patient has died and 12 are hospitalized; Maradol papayas are the likely culprit.

Jul 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Cow

USDA tests find atypical BSE in Alabama cow

Officials say atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy ("mad cow") was detected in an 11-year-old cow.

Jul 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017
Cattle herd

Pew report identifies key farm, feedlot food safety steps

Recommendations focus on pre- and probiotics, countermeasures, and prevention steps.

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