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3 Things You Need to Know About Washing Produce (Even the Pre-Washed Stuff)
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May 24, 2019
Cleaning produce properly could be the difference between a healthy, happy family and falling victim to the next foodborne illness…
2nd Pig Infected with E. Coli Resistant to Last Resort Antibiotics, Says USDA
June 16, 2016
The USDA has identified another pig carrying bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotics, raising concerns over the spread of untreatable…
This Technology is Successfully Predicting Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in Chicago (and Maybe Your Town Soon)
January 27, 2016
Foodborne illness outbreaks may have met their match in an algorithm created by Chicago city tech wizards.
Chipotle Faces Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak That Sickened More Than 200
January 7, 2016
Chipotle Mexican Grill will face a criminal investigation over how it handled a norovirus outbreak in 2015 that sickened more…
The ‘Alarming’ Superbug So Terrifying You Wouldn’t Wish it On Your Worst Enemy (or Even the Food Industry That Caused It?)
December 8, 2015
Scientists have discovered a new strain of E. coli -- a superbug they say is resistant to even the strongest…
Consumer Reports Finds All Ground Beef 'Potentially' Loaded With Fecal Matter
August 25, 2015
A Consumer Reports study finds that all ground beef products contain potentially harmful amounts of e. coli and other bacteria…
January 30, 2015
The White House is taking antibiotic resistance very seriously by doubling funding to multiple departments in efforts to prevent and…
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October 13, 2014
Just how much do preventable foodborne illnesses cost? According to new USDA data, it's more than $15 billion a year…
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May 22, 2014
A Detroit-based meat packing operation has been identified as the source of an e. coli outbreak leading to a 1.8…
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December 10, 2013
2013 was full of food trends, but food recalls top the list as the trend that impacted most Americans this…