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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 »
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 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 »
Egg Recall Tied to Salmonella, List of Recalled Eggs, How to Read Carton and What to do to Stay Safe by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 22 Aug 2010 12:19pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Latest egg recall update Health officials urge consumers to throw away contaminated eggs or return them to the retailer. Salmonella, the name of a group of bacteria, is the most common cause of food poisoning in the United States. Usually, symptoms last 4-7 days and most people get better without ... Read on »
FDA: Salmonella risk from frozen rodents fed to reptiles by FDA Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 12:57pm FDA warns of Salmonella risk from frozen rodents fed to reptiles   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. and international customers who may have purchased frozen mice from Biggers and Callaham LLC, doing business as MiceDirect, that these products, which are used as food for reptiles, have the potential to be ... Read on »
Natural Balance Pet Foods Initiates Voluntary Recall of Certain Dry Pet Food Due to the Potential for Salmonella Contamination by FDA Posted Mon 07 May 2012 10:46am 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: (800) 829-4493 Media: Daniel Bernstein (310) 902-2554 FOR IMMEDIATE RELE ... 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 »