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Oops. USDA is NOT requiring poultry packers to test for Salmonella and Campylobacter by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 12 Aug 2014 2:04pm Christopher Waldrop, who directs the Food Policy Institute at Consumer Federation of America writes to correct something  I said in a post last week about USDA’s poultry rule .  He says: USDA will actually NOT be requiring plants to test for Salmonella or Campylobacter. Their press release makes it sound like they will, but if you read th ... Read on »
Asheville Company Recalls Tempeh After Tests Detect Presence Of Salmonella by FDA Posted Tue 01 May 2012 2:45pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and safety alerts from states as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA is not responsible for the content of these notices. Contact: Consumer Smiling Hara 828-242-1300 Media Brian Long 919-707-3007 Mark Van Sciver 919-855-4840 ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles by USA.gov Posted Tue 18 Sep 2012 12:56pm Since 1975, it has been illegal in the United States to sell or distribute small turtles with shells that measure less than 4 inches in length. However, small turtles continue to cause human Salmonella infections, especially among young children. Recently, more than 160 illnesses from 30 states have been linked to exposure to turtles or wat ... Read on »
Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles by Medline Plus Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 9:42am Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health , Salmonella Infections Read on »
Wellpet LLC Voluntarily Recalls One Recipe Of Dry Dog Food Due To Salmonella At Diamond Pet Foods' Facility by FDA Posted Mon 07 May 2012 10:24am FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer 877-227-9587 Media Megan McCutcheon, Hunter PR 212-679 ... Read on »
Carolina Prime Pet Inc. Announces Recall Of Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips Because Of Possible Salmonella Health by FDA Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 1:20pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 1-888-370-2360 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -November 20, 2012 - Carolina Prime Pet I ... Read on »