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.
AOAC approves Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis

AOAC approves Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis

FDA awards 84 grants worth $18.5 million to boost food and feed safety initiatives

FDA awards 84 grants worth $18.5 million to boost food and feed safety initiatives

FDA to improve food safety practices in retail establishments

FDA to improve food safety practices in retail establishments

Fresh salsa and guacamole may be important vehicles of foodborne infection, says ORISE researcher

Fresh salsa and guacamole may be important vehicles of foodborne infection, says ORISE researcher

Federal food safety agencies commended for supporting Food Safety Working Group

Federal food safety agencies commended for supporting Food Safety Working Group

New food safety requirements for large-scale egg producers: FDA

New food safety requirements for large-scale egg producers: FDA

Video study shows need for new food safety-focused messages, methods targeting food handlers

Video study shows need for new food safety-focused messages, methods targeting food handlers

FDA should implement risk-based approach to tackle food safety problems: Report

FDA should implement risk-based approach to tackle food safety problems: Report

Small molecule ramps up interferon production in host cells, launching potent immune response

Small molecule ramps up interferon production in host cells, launching potent immune response

Rice University researcher receives 2010 Glycerine Innovation Award

Rice University researcher receives 2010 Glycerine Innovation Award

FDA, CDC confirm connection between romaine lettuce and E.coli 0145 foodborne illness outbreak

FDA, CDC confirm connection between romaine lettuce and E.coli 0145 foodborne illness outbreak

FDA publishes guidance to prevent Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs

FDA publishes guidance to prevent Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs

FDA: Outbreak of campylobacteriosis linked to drinking raw milk

FDA: Outbreak of campylobacteriosis linked to drinking raw milk

AOAC Research Institute validates MicroSEQ Salmonella spp. Detection Kit

AOAC Research Institute validates MicroSEQ Salmonella spp. Detection Kit

iGPS urges the U.S. Senate to mandate latest tracking technology in legislation to prevent foodborne illnesses

iGPS urges the U.S. Senate to mandate latest tracking technology in legislation to prevent foodborne illnesses

FDA looks into supply chain of black and red pepper as part of Salmonella Montevideo investigation

FDA looks into supply chain of black and red pepper as part of Salmonella Montevideo investigation

Threat of food supply contamination: National sanitary standards on pallet industry needed

Threat of food supply contamination: National sanitary standards on pallet industry needed

Salmonella Montevideo outbreak: FDA investigates Daniele International's pepper supply chain

Salmonella Montevideo outbreak: FDA investigates Daniele International's pepper supply chain

FDA, CDC, FSIS to host joint public workshop to take measure in reducing foodborne illnesses

FDA, CDC, FSIS to host joint public workshop to take measure in reducing foodborne illnesses

Foodborne illness raises U.S healthcare costs

Foodborne illness raises U.S healthcare costs