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ENGINEERING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI FOR KREBS CYCLE-DEPENDENT PRODUCTION OF MALIC ACID

Malate is a C4-dicarboxylic acid widely used as an acidulant in the food and beverage industry. Rational engineering has been performed...

Dr. Scott Gottlieb: It is time for the FDA to be transparent about where the Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal was sold

DR. SCOTT GOTTLIEB: IT IS TIME FOR THE FDA TO BE TRANSPARENT ABOUT WHERE THE KELLOGG'S HONEY SMACKS CEREAL WAS SOLD

Yesterday I suggested that the FDA's Dr. Scott Gottlieb should be a bit more transparent on who produced, processed, transported and...

 
 
 
E. coli in canal water drew immediate attention from Yuma growers

E. COLI IN CANAL WATER DREW IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FROM YUMA GROWERS

Two weeks ago as the public was told that canal water was the likely source of the E. coli O157: H7 that caused the national outbreak...

Two sets of children stricken with two strains of E. coli O157 in Tennessee outbreak

TWO SETS OF CHILDREN STRICKEN WITH TWO STRAINS OF E. COLI O157 IN TENNESSEE OUTBREAK

Tennessee's Knox County Health Department is wrapping up an investigation into a rare cluster of Escherichia coli O157 infections where...

 
 
 
POLITICO - Victims blame FDA for food-recall failures

POLITICO - VICTIMS BLAME FDA FOR FOOD-RECALL FAILURES

Thanks to my great clients for being willing to tell their stories. It put what the FDA does - and does not do - in context. Victims...

Irish health agency warns of sharp rise in E. coli infections

IRISH HEALTH AGENCY WARNS OF SHARP RISE IN E. COLI INFECTIONS

An Irish health agency has issued a warning after the number of E. coli cases in the past 10 days reached three times as many compared...

 
 
 
FDA: What Canal did the Positive E. coli O157:H7 samples come from?

FDA: WHAT CANAL DID THE POSITIVE E. COLI O157:H7 SAMPLES COME FROM?

The CDC reports today that 210 people in 36 states have become ill with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7. These people reported...

Beach Beat: Why wasn't canal water tested months ago?

BEACH BEAT: WHY WASN'T CANAL WATER TESTED MONTHS AGO?

We've been reporting on the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce since federal officials first announced it on April 13. Actually,...

 
 
 
Canal water likely source of E. coli in romaine-related outbreak

CANAL WATER LIKELY SOURCE OF E. COLI IN ROMAINE-RELATED OUTBREAK

This NASA photo shows a canal snaking through the Arizona desert near Yuma, AZ. Such canals carry water to communities and farmers. Federal...

Romaine Lettuce Outbreak Expected to Rise

ROMAINE LETTUCE OUTBREAK EXPECTED TO RISE

Canada called the imported romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak over after eight people were sickened. It is expected that the CDC will...

 
 
 
Canada declares E. coli outbreak over; no new details from U.S

CANADA DECLARES E. COLI OUTBREAK OVER; NO NEW DETAILS FROM U.S

Canadian officials say an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Arizona has ended with only eight confirmed cases in their...

STEPWISE METABOLIC ENGINEERING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI TO PRODUCE TRIACYLGLYCEROL RICH IN MEDIUM-CHAIN FATTY ACIDS

Triacylglycerols rich in medium-chain fatty acids are valuable feedstocks for biofuels and chemicals. Natural sources of TAGs rich...

 
 
 
NC restaurant remains open after E. coli confirmed in customer

NC RESTAURANT REMAINS OPEN AFTER E. COLI CONFIRMED IN CUSTOMER

The Mexico Viejo restaurant in Taylorville, NC, about 60 miles north of Charlotte, remained open Friday after as many as 45 customers...

Texas company recalls raw, frozen ground beef for E. coli

TEXAS COMPANY RECALLS RAW, FROZEN GROUND BEEF FOR E. COLI

Photo illustration Texas Naturals Meats is recalling almost 500 pounds of raw frozen ground beef that was produced almost a year ago...

 
 
 
E. coli Symptoms: 6 Natural Ways to Help Fight the Infection

E. COLI SYMPTOMS: 6 NATURAL WAYS TO HELP FIGHT THE INFECTION

Did your stomach start cramping and feeling a bit off after you ate that beef burger? Did you sprint to the bathroom after enjoying...

Investigators link raw milk cheese to E. coli outbreak in France

INVESTIGATORS LINK RAW MILK CHEESE TO E. COLI OUTBREAK IN FRANCE

Investigators in France have confirmed a link between the cases of several children with a disease that destroys blood-clotting cells,...

 
 
 
Dairy recalls raw milk for E. coli; best-by dates through June 21

DAIRY RECALLS RAW MILK FOR E. COLI; BEST-BY DATES THROUGH JUNE 21

Anyone who has raw goat milk on hand from St. John Creamery should not consume it because samples have tested positive for E. coli,...

Health director says all outbreak victims drank raw milk

HEALTH DIRECTOR SAYS ALL OUTBREAK VICTIMS DRANK RAW MILK

County officials rescinded their request that French Broad Farm stop distributing unpasteurized milk even though they believe the dairy's...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: Change of heart on Trade Secrets, or a Random Act of Transparency?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: CHANGE OF HEART ON TRADE SECRETS, OR A RANDOM ACT OF TRANSPARENCY?

Two weeks ago, the FDA published the “ FDA Update on Traceback Related to the E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce.”...

The Romaine lettuce outbreak: source still unknown, victim count rising

THE ROMAINE LETTUCE OUTBREAK: SOURCE STILL UNKNOWN, VICTIM COUNT RISING

The FDA did something quite unusual. It issued an apparently frank description of where it is in investigating the Romaine lettuce...