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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.
New data from CIMZIA WELCOME trial to be presented at the ACG meeting

New data from CIMZIA WELCOME trial to be presented at the ACG meeting

SSSP software to detect spoiled food

SSSP software to detect spoiled food

New data from efficacy study of CIMZIA in Crohn's disease patients presented

New data from efficacy study of CIMZIA in Crohn's disease patients presented

FDA files complaint against sandwich manufacturer; company allegedly failed to correct violations

FDA files complaint against sandwich manufacturer; company allegedly failed to correct violations

UCB reports on the outcome of Cimzia and MTX treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

UCB reports on the outcome of Cimzia and MTX treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

FDA files complaint against Rel's Foods for selling adulterated food products

FDA files complaint against Rel's Foods for selling adulterated food products

Key defence mechanism used by the immune system against Listeria identified

Key defence mechanism used by the immune system against Listeria identified

Bacterium responsible for outbreaks identified

Bacterium responsible for outbreaks identified

Cimzia approved for treating adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Cimzia approved for treating adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Polymedix And UMass receive Phase I STTR contract for research on drug-resistant bacteria treatments

Polymedix And UMass receive Phase I STTR contract for research on drug-resistant bacteria treatments

Cimzia approved in U.S. for rheumatoid arthritis

Cimzia approved in U.S. for rheumatoid arthritis

FDA warns consumers to avoid eating Strubs Norwegian style steelhead salmon

FDA warns consumers to avoid eating Strubs Norwegian style steelhead salmon

New understanding on how probiotics can prevent disease

New understanding on how probiotics can prevent disease

Coles contaminated chicken recalled in four states

Coles contaminated chicken recalled in four states

Canadian company shoulders blame for food poisoning outbreak

Canadian company shoulders blame for food poisoning outbreak

Contaminated meat responsible for deaths of 12 Canadians

Contaminated meat responsible for deaths of 12 Canadians

Less invasive approach for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Less invasive approach for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Listeria at a milk processing plant to blame for 3 deaths

Listeria at a milk processing plant to blame for 3 deaths

Contaminated milk responsible for three deaths and a miscarriage

Contaminated milk responsible for three deaths and a miscarriage

FDA warns consumers not to consume Organic Pastures raw cream

FDA warns consumers not to consume Organic Pastures raw cream