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Commonly referred to as food poisoning or foodborne disease, foodborne illnesses (FIs) are gastrointestinal (GI) tract infections that arise with the ingestion of contaminated food. The main culprits are usually microorganisms or chemical agents.
Antibacterial immunity may change in the intestines based on circadian cycle

Antibacterial immunity may change in the intestines based on circadian cycle

New draft guidance addresses FDA’s oversight of foods covered by Systems Recognition Arrangement

New draft guidance addresses FDA’s oversight of foods covered by Systems Recognition Arrangement

FDA's new Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan released

FDA's new Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan released

Colorado bill aims to give farmworkers easier access to medical care

Colorado bill aims to give farmworkers easier access to medical care

Study: Organic-certified meats less likely to be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria

Study: Organic-certified meats less likely to be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria

Cognitive biases can help create and worsen foodborne disease outbreaks

Cognitive biases can help create and worsen foodborne disease outbreaks

FDA plans to further reduce toxic elements in foods for babies and young children

FDA plans to further reduce toxic elements in foods for babies and young children

Researchers study nanoparticle-embedded polymers to extend shelf life of foods and beverages

Researchers study nanoparticle-embedded polymers to extend shelf life of foods and beverages

FDA and Mexican regulatory counterparts strengthen partnership on food safety

FDA and Mexican regulatory counterparts strengthen partnership on food safety

New lactic acid bacteria can be used to make camel milk products safer

New lactic acid bacteria can be used to make camel milk products safer

FDA proposes new rule that lays the foundation for end-to-end food traceability

FDA proposes new rule that lays the foundation for end-to-end food traceability

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

Current poultry food safety guidelines for preventing salmonellosis are inadequate

Current poultry food safety guidelines for preventing salmonellosis are inadequate

Fresh and frozen food can harbor SARS-CoV-2 for at least 21 days

Fresh and frozen food can harbor SARS-CoV-2 for at least 21 days

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

UTSW researchers show how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection

UTSW researchers show how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

Portable device paves way for better detection of foodborne illness

Portable device paves way for better detection of foodborne illness

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine