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Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily persons of advanced age, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. However, persons without these risk factors can also rarely be affected. The risk may be reduced by following a few simple recommendations.
Contaminated cantaloupes carrying listeria

Contaminated cantaloupes carrying listeria

UCB initiates EXXELERATE study in rheumatoid arthritis

UCB initiates EXXELERATE study in rheumatoid arthritis

UCB to sponsor several key sets of Cimzia data on RA at ACR 2011 meeting

UCB to sponsor several key sets of Cimzia data on RA at ACR 2011 meeting

UCB to present new data on Cimzia at ACG annual scientific meeting

UCB to present new data on Cimzia at ACG annual scientific meeting

FDA warns regarding danger of Listeria germs

FDA warns regarding danger of Listeria germs

Contaminated Cantaloupes carrying listeria leads to one of the worst outbreaks

Contaminated Cantaloupes carrying listeria leads to one of the worst outbreaks

Listeriosis outbreak sparks unofficial cantaloupe recall

Listeriosis outbreak sparks unofficial cantaloupe recall

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

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

New positive Cimzia phase IIIb study data on rheumatoid arthritis presented at EULAR meeting

New positive Cimzia phase IIIb study data on rheumatoid arthritis presented at EULAR meeting

Journal of Rheumatology publishes positive results from Cimzia Phase III trial in RA

Journal of Rheumatology publishes positive results from Cimzia Phase III trial in RA

UCB presents P3, P4 clinical trial data for Crohn's disease at ACG Scientific Meeting

UCB presents P3, P4 clinical trial data for Crohn's disease at ACG Scientific Meeting

ACG meeting to exhibit Cimzia data for Crohn's disease treatment

ACG meeting to exhibit Cimzia data for Crohn's disease treatment

Unpredictable food poisoning

Unpredictable food poisoning

U.S. Department of Justice seeks permanent injunction against N.Y. food processor over listeria contamination

U.S. Department of Justice seeks permanent injunction against N.Y. food processor over listeria contamination

Stop & Shop Supermarket announces voluntary recall of Nature's Promise Alfalfa, Zesty Sprouts

Stop & Shop Supermarket announces voluntary recall of Nature's Promise Alfalfa, Zesty Sprouts

Study on how cellular defence systems keep themselves in check from damaging cells themselves

Study on how cellular defence systems keep themselves in check from damaging cells themselves

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

New data on Cimzia for Crohn’s Disease treatment to be demonstrated at DDW 2010

New data on Cimzia for Crohn’s Disease treatment to be demonstrated at DDW 2010

FDA: Outbreak of campylobacteriosis linked to drinking raw milk

FDA: Outbreak of campylobacteriosis linked to drinking raw milk

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