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By Glenn Laverack, PhD COVID-19 is here to stay. We are not in control of a highly infectious virus that is rapidly spreading. Preventive measures have not worked, the number of cases, hospital admissions...

By Tee Villanueva How has 2020 been for you?  Because frankly, the year 2020 started well for most of us, but before it has finished its first quarter, the world came to a halt.  The COVID-19 outbreak...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD There is not a clear top-down solution to the COVID-19 pandemic. A vaccine may not be available for another 12 months, national lock-downs threaten to damage economies and time has...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe Indiana residents are on alert today as the Tippecanoe County Department of Health announced a Salmonella outbreak linked to a local restaurant and grocery store....

By Glenn Laverack, PhD Learning to live with COVID-19 is officially a reality as the Director General of the World Health Organisation announced that the pandemic will continue until at least 2022. Lock-downs...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The Minnesota Department of Health, CDC, and FDA have announced another Salmonella investigation – this time linked to fresh, whole peaches. So far, we know 68...

By Jory D. Lange, Jr. The CDC closed several buildings it leases in Atlanta after finding legionella bacteria in the plumbing. “During the recent closures at our leased space in Atlanta, working...

By Jory D. Lange, Jr. CDC reports 640 sick with Salmonella, 85 hospitalized, 43 states affected.  Salmonella illness onset dates range from June 19 to July 24.  Because it can take 2 to 4 weeks for new...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced 239 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to this Salmonella outbreak in the following...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe Austin Public Health (APH) announced it was investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, after at least 82 cases have been...