Steam can more effectively combat E. coli, Salmonella, and Listeria on cantaloupes than traditional removal methods. That’s the finding of an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist in Pennsylvania. Dike...

Dozens of employees with the New Mexico Department of Health have been sickened with a type of food poisoning at their own holiday luncheon, according to a Santa Fe New Mexican report this week. Of the...

Consumer demand for food products formulated without synthetic additives has increased. However, food still has to be safe for consumers to eat, so food scientists are looking for ways to replace synthetic...

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In a update on the E. coli O157 outbreak in the United Kingdom, Public Health England (PHE) officials report an additional 42 cases in England bringing the outbreak total to 151. This is 144 in England,...

County public health and environmental health officials are investigating an outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with eating at Alejandro’s Taqueria (Alejandro’s) on Texas Street in Fairfield. “There...

There are a plethora of potential infectious diseases one could contract while traveling in Brazil; however, the risk differs depending on where in Brazil you are visiting. The 2016 Summer Olympics in...

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The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first case of botulism in a 66-year-old female who resides in Pingtung County. On February 25, 2016, she sought medical attention...

Philippines health officials are putting the number stricken from the Pio Del Pilar Elementary School in Makati City with food poisoning late last week at 125, according to as press release Friday. The...

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Almost one third (30%) of all deaths from foodborne diseases are in children under the age of 5 years, despite the fact that they make up only 9% of the global population. This is among the findings of...

Jordanian health officials say that out-of-temperature chickpea hummus is the source of a Shigella outbreak that sickened 80, according to a Al Wakeel News report (computer translated). The tainted hummus...