Warning over second horse meat scandal as food safety tests are HALVED in just five years
One food scientist said: "The overall decline is worrying. It means the public is less well protected from food poisoning and food fraud" Official tests to make sure products are correctly labelled has halved in the past five years, Government figures show.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
R & D
Nasty nanoinjectors pose a new target for antibiotic research
If you've ever suffered the misery of food poisoning from a bacterium like Shigella or Salmonella , then your cells have been on the receiving end of "nanoinjectors"-microscopic spikes made from proteins through which pathogens secrete effector proteins into human host cells, causing infection.
Food Recall Warning: Okanagan's Choice Cheese Brand Shredded...
Castle Cheese Inc. is recalling Okanagan's Choice Cheese brand shredded cheese products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Two men shot
The two men - aged 53 and 27 - were shot at Clifden Drive, Ballyfermot. The incident happened around 10.20pm yesterday.
China Publishes National Safety Standard to Set Limits for Pathogens in Food
New National Food Safety Standard in China The new Chinese standard sets limits for pathogens in food and is an important part of the foundation of food safety standards.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Identifying Salmonella Bacteria With Laser Fingerprints
A major cause of food poisoning is found by contamination of food by the genus Salmonella bacteria.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Readers Digest Book Foods that Harm Foods that Heal
The April issue of Reader's Digest focuses on solving health mysteries, and your favorite E.R. physician, Dr. Travis, is on the cover.
Erie Times News
Hints from Heloise: Don't put frozen meat in the slow cooker
Dear Heloise: I use a slow cooker several times a week. I always use fresh meat or meat that I thawed after being in the freezer.
Scientists Train Genetically Modified E. coli Bacteria to Mass...
Spider's silk is such an amazing and versatile substance, it's hard not to get the feeling that Mother Nature intended it for much more than a sticky web in the corner.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Why crushing your pills to make them easier to swallow could give you ...
Why crushing your pills to make them easier to swallow could give you an overdose, and other medicine mishaps to avoid Medicine is supposed to make you better - but pop your pills incorrectly, and it can have an entirely different effect.
Using Laser Fingerprinting To Identify Salmonella
Bacteria from the genus Salmonella are a major cause of food poisoning. About 40,000 cases of salmonella food poisoning are reported in the United States every year, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one million people are actually infected with the bacterium every year.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
News 4 Jax
What's making you sick?
What does your toothbrush, your purse, your shoes and your leftovers all have in common? They could be making you sick! Keeping your toothbrush by the sink exposes it to any of the 3.2 million microbes per square inch in your toilet.
Personal Injury News
Foster Farms Salmonella Nightmare Continues, Dozens More Sickened
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 51 new cases of Salmonella Heidelberg were reported between mid-January and late February tied to Foster Farms chicken, and that 44 of those new cases were found in California.
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Food Safety Testing Market (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide) Worth...
March 08, 2014 The report "Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminants , Technology , Food Types .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Thomas Cook holidaymaker who got food poisoning wins 10,000 compensation
Beauty spa manager Stacey Grenfell sought medical help after eating food at her hotel in the tourist resort Sharm-el-Sheik, where she was on a two-week break with her fiance and his parents to celebrate a 50th birthday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Pie makeri 1 2i 1 2i 1 2s claim reheated
AN outspoken South Australian mayor says elected members in large councils should work full time and be given offices and dedicated staff.
Malaysian National News Agency
State Government Wants Frequent Monitoring Of Night Markets
KUALA TERENGGANU, March 6 -- The Terengganu Government wants the local municipal council and health department to frequently monitor night markets to ensure traders observed cleanliness in the food they served.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Food Recall Warning: Various Sandwich Products Recalled Due to Salmonella
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1n9W2PP Lucerne Foods is recalling various sandwich products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Major Foodborne Illnesses Circling The U.S.
Foodborne illness is becoming more common and more dangerous in the U.S. and in the rest of the world.