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132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

132,000+ LBS. OF GROUND BEEF RECALLED OVER E. COLI CONCERNS

WASHINGTON - The USDA is recalling ground beef products sold nationwide that are believed to be responsible for several illnesses and...

Detected Salmonella outbreaks double in Denmark

DETECTED SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS DOUBLE IN DENMARK

There were double the amount of Salmonella outbreaks detected in Denmark last year compared to 2016, according to the 2017 annual report...

 
 
 
Victim says education would have made a difference, and it still can

VICTIM SAYS EDUCATION WOULD HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE, AND IT STILL CAN

Opinion Editor's note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food...

Dungeness Valley Creamery Raw Milk linked to E. coli Illnesses - Again

DUNGENESS VALLEY CREAMERY RAW MILK LINKED TO E. COLI ILLNESSES - AGAIN

Prior E. coli outbreak in 2009 and recall in 2013. The Department of Health cautioned consumers today to be aware of the risks of drinking...

 
 
 

CHAOS-INDUCING GENETIC APPROACH STYMIES ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT SUPERBUGS

A genetic disruption strategy effectively stymies the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli, giving scientists...

HETEROLOGOUS EXPRESSION OF CYCLODEXTRIN GLYCOSYLTRANSFERASE FROM PAENIBACILLUS MACERANS IN ESCHERICHIA COLI AND ITS APPLICATION IN 2-O-Α-D-GLUCOPYRANOSYL-L-ASCORBIC ACID PRODUCTION

Cyclodextrin glucanotransferase can transform L-ascorbic acid to 2-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-L-ascorbic acid , which shows diverse applications...

 
 
 
Cargill says 25K pounds of ground beef may be tainted

CARGILL SAYS 25K POUNDS OF GROUND BEEF MAY BE TAINTED

The ground beef might be contaminated with E. coli.

Albertsons, Safeway, Pak ‘N Save, and Vons recall beef products in 7 states

ALBERTSONS, SAFEWAY, PAK ‘N SAVE, AND VONS RECALL BEEF PRODUCTS IN 7 STATES

Albertsons, Safeway, Pak ‘N Save, and Vons stores in seven states announced on Friday morning they were taking their own action after...

 
 
 
Restaurant food safety is an oxymoron

RESTAURANT FOOD SAFETY IS AN OXYMORON

Opinion Nearly 300 people got sick after eating at a McDonalds in Brevard, NC, in what authorities believe is a case of norovirus spread...

“earth-to-low-orbit” taxi by Colie Wertz

“EARTH-TO-LOW-ORBIT” TAXI BY COLIE WERTZ

New spaceship art by our super good friend Colie Wertz . Keywords: concept spaceship art digital painting using procreate ipad by lucasfilm...

 
 
 
FDA's “Preliminary Hypotheses” on cause of deadly E. coli Outbreak - Cow Feces

FDA'S “PRELIMINARY HYPOTHESES” ON CAUSE OF DEADLY E. COLI OUTBREAK - COW FECES

Surprised? I did not think so. Cattle feces from a CAFO gets into the water supply that is used to irrigate romaine lettuce - what...

COMPARISON OF TIME‐GATED SURFACE‐ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY AND CLASSICAL SERS BASED MONITORING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI CULTIVATION SAMPLES

Biotechnology Progress, EarlyView.

 
 
 
Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 and E. coli O26 Infections at a Marine Corps Recruit Depot - San Diego and Camp Pendleton, California, October-November 2017

OUTBREAK OF E. COLI O157:H7 AND E. COLI O26 INFECTIONS AT A MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT - SAN DIEGO AND CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2017

We are now investigating the following outbreak that seemed to fall a bit below the radar. Authors: Amelia Keaton, R. Hassan, S. Luna,...

Chipotle CEO makes food safety top priority

CHIPOTLE CEO MAKES FOOD SAFETY TOP PRIORITY

By Nick Giampia Chipotle is looking to put food-borne illness scares behind them, the leader of the fast-casual chain told FOX Business...

 
 
 
Hotspots in Human DNA That Increase Cancer Risk Identified

HOTSPOTS IN HUMAN DNA THAT INCREASE CANCER RISK IDENTIFIED

Mutation research finds hotspots in DNA where the risk for genetic mutations is significantly elevated. The hotspots identified are...

Auburn researchers find food safety gaps at ‘local' farms

AUBURN RESEARCHERS FIND FOOD SAFETY GAPS AT ‘LOCAL' FARMS

Auburn University agriculture professor Christy Bratcher uses a wireless scale to record the weight of a heifer. Bratcher, director...

 
 
 
FDA, why remain silent on how E. coli made it through the chain of distribution?

FDA, WHY REMAIN SILENT ON HOW E. COLI MADE IT THROUGH THE CHAIN OF DISTRIBUTION?

As of June 27, 2018, the CDC reported 210 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 36 states....

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER THE 'OPTIMISM' OF E. COLI BACTERIA

E. coli bacteria have different solutions to cope with different types of nutrient deprivation, including an 'optimistic' response...

Analysis shows source of E. coli outbreak was leafy greens 

ANALYSIS SHOWS SOURCE OF E. COLI OUTBREAK WAS LEAFY GREENS 

Photo illustration Increased use of ingredient-based analyses is being promoted by researchers after the method was used to identify...