Foodborne Illness News and Research

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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.
Imported food leading to more foodborne disease outbreaks

Imported food leading to more foodborne disease outbreaks

Plasma can be an effective method to kill pathogens on uncooked poultry

Plasma can be an effective method to kill pathogens on uncooked poultry

Study to explore food safety practices in domestic kitchens across UK

Study to explore food safety practices in domestic kitchens across UK

FDA creates Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network

FDA creates Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network

Ecological research on disease prevention and human biome

Ecological research on disease prevention and human biome

Lantibiotic could prevent harmful bacteria in foods

Lantibiotic could prevent harmful bacteria in foods

PA departments warn public regarding use of glass-bottled milk from Brunton Dairy in Aliquippa

PA departments warn public regarding use of glass-bottled milk from Brunton Dairy in Aliquippa

FDA warns consumers not to drink raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy

FDA warns consumers not to drink raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy

WAPF urges FDA to focus on large industrialized food suppliers

WAPF urges FDA to focus on large industrialized food suppliers

Tips for preventing foodborne illness at home or while eating out

Tips for preventing foodborne illness at home or while eating out

FDA warns consumers not to eat alfalfa, spicy sprouts from plastic bags

FDA warns consumers not to eat alfalfa, spicy sprouts from plastic bags

American College of Gastroenterology offers resources on foodborne illness, tips for food safety

American College of Gastroenterology offers resources on foodborne illness, tips for food safety

VIDAS TOXO IgG Avidity assay to test for recent Toxoplasma gondii infection receives FDA clearance

VIDAS TOXO IgG Avidity assay to test for recent Toxoplasma gondii infection receives FDA clearance

AquaStar granted U.S. Patent for Portable Capillary Sensor technology used in Capwave ELISA platform

AquaStar granted U.S. Patent for Portable Capillary Sensor technology used in Capwave ELISA platform

Next-generation sequencing provides important clues to traceback foodborne illness outbreak

Next-generation sequencing provides important clues to traceback foodborne illness outbreak

GE Healthcare, CDC collaborate to explore efficacy of actionable health alerts

GE Healthcare, CDC collaborate to explore efficacy of actionable health alerts

FDA stops operations of N.Y.-based beverage company

FDA stops operations of N.Y.-based beverage company

FDA's determination of equivalency validates Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis

FDA's determination of equivalency validates Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis

FDA warns against consumption of Tiny Greens brand Alfalfa Sprouts or Spicy Sprouts

FDA warns against consumption of Tiny Greens brand Alfalfa Sprouts or Spicy Sprouts

AOAC approves Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis

AOAC approves Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis