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Salmonella Infection Outbreak by Obi Jo Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 12:39am EGGS FOCUS OF OUTBREAK What is Salmonella? Salmonellosis is an infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella. Those infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days.   Most recover without treatment. However, in some the diarrhea may be so severe that hosp ... Read on »
NIH Scientists Describe How Salmonella Bacteria Spread in Humans by Medline Plus Posted Fri 01 Oct 2010 2:12pm New findings by National Institutes of Health scientists could explain how salmonella bacteria, a common cause of food poisoning, efficiently spread in people. In a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers desc ... Read on »
SALMONELLA IN THE NEWS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 22 Aug 2010 12:00am Considering some of the pet food product recalls due to possible Salmonella contamination in the last few weeks, Helpful Buckeye told our readers last week that there would be a detailed update on this topic very soon.  Well, soon is right now!  More on Salmonella later in this issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats.  Thanks again for all the ... Read on »
Peppers Picked as Salmonella Culprit by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm FDA says tainted jalapeno sample from Mexican farm found in Texas packing plant Four days after giving fresh tomatoes the all-clear signal, U.S. health officials are now pointing a warning finger at jalapeno peppers as the source of the ongoing salmonella outbreak. A sample of jalapenos tainted with Salmonella saintpaul was found at a pac ... Read on »
Salmonella and Tomatoes by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 8:41pm The victim count in the tainted tomato outbreak leaped to 550  last week even as U.S health officials announced that the salmonella contaminant did indeed come from farms in Florida and Mexico. The whole scare seems to be over - "The marked increase is not due to new infections, but mainly because some states improved surveillance in ... Read on »
FDA Gives Tips to Prevent Salmonella Infection from Handling Feeder Rodents and Pet Reptiles and Amphibians by FDA Posted Mon 18 Mar 2013 4:23pm March 18, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration is giving consumers, especially reptile owners, tips on how to prevent Salmonella infection from handling feeder rodents and reptiles. Feeder rodents are mice and rats—both frozen and live—used to feed some reptiles, such as certain snakes and lizards, as w ... Read on »
Salmonella Are Armed, Agile and Primed for Invasion by Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 12:41pm 1 Comment Scientists have discovered a subset of Salmonella bacteria that are fast-replicating, quick-moving and apparently armed with a needle-like complex that can penetrate cells in the human gut. The findings may help explain how Salmonella, a common cause of food poisoning, can spread s ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 10 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Advocacy Group Attacks New Celebrex TV Ad A new television commercial for the painkiller Celebrex was launched last week, two years after ads for the drug were pulled off the air at the request of U.S. regulators because the drug was linked to increased heart attack and stroke risk. But at least one group is demanding that the U.S. Food a ... Read on »
Prolonged Impact of Antibiotics on Intestinal Microbial Ecology and Susceptibility to Enteric Salmonella Infection by Poh Tin Tan Posted Mon 03 Oct 2011 12:00am Infect Immun. 2009 July; 77(7): 2741–2753. Published online 2009 April 20. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00006-09 Copyright © 2009, American Society for Microbiology Amy Croswell,1 Elad Amir,1 Paul Teggatz,1 Melissa Barman,1 and Nita H. Salzman1,2* Abstract The impact of antibiotics on the host's protective microbiota and the resulting increased susceptib ... Read on »
FDA Provides Additional Information Regarding Request for Applications for Evaluation of Salmonella in Symptomatic and Asymptoma by FDA Posted Thu 04 Aug 2011 9:47am August 4, 2011 The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) announced on July 15, 2011 the publication of a funding opportunity for cooperative agreements to further enhance the Center’s ability to evaluate potential risks of Salmonella-contaminated feeds on human and animal health by t ... Read on »