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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.
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

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

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

New scientific data reveals wood pallets present dangerous risks to our foods and medicines

New scientific data reveals wood pallets present dangerous risks to our foods and medicines

Health risks of wooden pallet shipping platforms, call for Congress and FDA regulation

Health risks of wooden pallet shipping platforms, call for Congress and FDA regulation

Wood pallet: A source of food poisoning bacteria

Wood pallet: A source of food poisoning bacteria

Study provides new insight into the mechanism of bacterial invasion protein

Study provides new insight into the mechanism of bacterial invasion protein

Exposure to deadly bacteria can result in stillbirths

Exposure to deadly bacteria can result in stillbirths

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