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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.
Throw out peanut butter from 2004!

Throw out peanut butter from 2004!

Update on peanut butter recall

Update on peanut butter recall

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

Peanut Butter scare spreads further

Peanut Butter scare spreads further

FDA follows up on Salmonella outbreak

FDA follows up on Salmonella outbreak

Statements on peanut butter Salmonella

Statements on peanut butter Salmonella

FDA confirms peanut butter the source of salmonella outbreak affecting over 300

FDA confirms peanut butter the source of salmonella outbreak affecting over 300

Latest food scare in the U.S.- Salmonella in peanut butter

Latest food scare in the U.S.- Salmonella in peanut butter

Most of Medicare and Medicaid savings in Bush's budget proposal come from reducing growth in Medicare provider payments

Most of Medicare and Medicaid savings in Bush's budget proposal come from reducing growth in Medicare provider payments

Rutgers Food Policy Institute looks at U.S. food recall system

Rutgers Food Policy Institute looks at U.S. food recall system

Contaminated U.S. spinach causes food scare in Canada

Contaminated U.S. spinach causes food scare in Canada

Salmonella traced to tomatoes

Salmonella traced to tomatoes

FDA statement on foodborne E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in spinach

FDA statement on foodborne E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in spinach

Listeriosis and pregnancy

Listeriosis and pregnancy

Less antibiotic use in food animals leads to less drug resistance in people

Less antibiotic use in food animals leads to less drug resistance in people

Americans are eating safer!

Americans are eating safer!

Finding foodborne illness outbreaks sooner, faster

Finding foodborne illness outbreaks sooner, faster

New miniature sensors for analysing DNA

New miniature sensors for analysing DNA

Food safety regulators meet in global effort to reduce the more than 2 billion cases of foodborne illness

Food safety regulators meet in global effort to reduce the more than 2 billion cases of foodborne illness

New under-skin sensor that monitors blood sugar levels for diabetics

New under-skin sensor that monitors blood sugar levels for diabetics