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Scientists using stem cell technology in pursuit of E. coli infection treatments

SCIENTISTS USING STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY IN PURSUIT OF E. COLI INFECTION TREATMENTS

A researcher in search of treatments for potentially fatal E. coli infections says the impossible is now plausible because of stem...

Scientists Resolve Epilepsy-Causing Repeat Expansion with Sequel System

SCIENTISTS RESOLVE EPILEPSY-CAUSING REPEAT EXPANSION WITH SEQUEL SYSTEM

Scientists in Japan report using the unique properties of SMRT Sequencing to detect a structural variant responsible for a hereditary...

 
 
 
INFOSAN involved in fipronil, fake rice and Salmonella events

INFOSAN INVOLVED IN FIPRONIL, FAKE RICE AND SALMONELLA EVENTS

An international food safety entity responded to more than 80 incidents over a two-year period, according to a report. The International...

THE APPLE U-BOX E3 UBIQUITIN LIGASE MDPUB29 CONTRIBUTES TO ACTIVATE PLANT IMMUNE RESPONSE TO THE FUNGAL PATHOGEN BOTRYOSPHAERIA DOTHIDEA

Abstract Main conclusion MdPUB29 is a positive regulator of the defense response to the fungal pathogen Botryosphaeria dothidea possibly...

 
 
 

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND ACTION MECHANISM OF QUESTIN FROM MARINE ASPERGILLUS FLAVIPES HN4-13 AGAINST AQUATIC PATHOGEN VIBRIO HARVEYI

Abstract This study investigated the antibacterial activity and mechanism of questin from marine Aspergillus flavipes HN4-13 against...

ISOLATION AND FUNCTIONAL IDENTIFICATION OF AN APPLE MDCER1 GENE

Abstract The outermost layer of the plant epidermis is covered by cuticular wax, which resists UV radiation, insects, and pathogens,...

 
 
 

POST-TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF THE PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA HEME ASSIMILATION SYSTEM FINE-TUNES EXTRACELLULAR HEME SENSING

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that utilizes heme as a primary iron source within the host. Extracellular heme...

Norway investigates Listeria infections; Sweden, Denmark report on Campylobacter and Salmonella

NORWAY INVESTIGATES LISTERIA INFECTIONS; SWEDEN, DENMARK REPORT ON CAMPYLOBACTER AND SALMONELLA

Norwegian authorities are investigating a potential outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has affected six people. The Norwegian...

 
 
 

GENOME REARRANGEMENTS AND SELECTION IN MULTI-CHROMOSOME BACTERIA BURKHOLDERIA SPP

Abstract Background The genus Burkholderia consists of species that occupy remarkably diverse ecological niches. Its best known members...

CHANGES IN H3K27AC FOLLOWING LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE STIMULATION OF NASOPHARYNGEAL EPITHELIAL CELLS

Abstract Background The epithelium is the first line of defense against pathogens. Notably the epithelial cells lining the respiratory...

 
 
 
Recalls show foodborne threats continue

RECALLS SHOW FOODBORNE THREATS CONTINUE

Editor's note: Today Food Safety News takes a look back at the most significant recalls in the United States in 2018. As in past years,...

Looking Forward to Sequencing Advances and Novel Findings at PMWC 2019

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEQUENCING ADVANCES AND NOVEL FINDINGS AT PMWC 2019

Advances in personalized medicine - whether it's the discovery of a new pathogenic variant or a success story about a patient treated...

 
 
 

PREVALENCE OF PATHOGENIC/LIKELY PATHOGENIC VARIANTS IN THE 24 CANCER GENES OF THE ACMG SECONDARY FINDINGS V2.0 LIST IN A LARGE CANCER COHORT AND ETHNICITY-MATCHED CONTROLS

Abstract Background Prior research has established that the prevalence of pathogenic/likely pathogenic variants across all of the American...

Another 82 tons of raw turkey recalled as Salmonella Reading outbreak turns deadly

ANOTHER 82 TONS OF RAW TURKEY RECALLED AS SALMONELLA READING OUTBREAK TURNS DEADLY

Another Jennie-O Turkey Store, this one in Faribault, MN, late Friday recalled more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products...

 
 
 
Austria investigates increase in Salmonella cases

AUSTRIA INVESTIGATES INCREASE IN SALMONELLA CASES

Austrian authorities are investigating an increase in cases of Salmonella Coeln. In August and September, cases caused by the pathogen...

Eating cruciferous greens help your immune system fight off intestinal pathogens

EATING CRUCIFEROUS GREENS HELP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM FIGHT OFF INTESTINAL PATHOGENS

Vegetables are known to contain natural compounds that support the protective functions of the immune system. An article in The Francis...

 
 
 
Are You Washing Your Avocados? You Should Be

ARE YOU WASHING YOUR AVOCADOS? YOU SHOULD BE

A new report from the FDA shows that you should always be washing your avocados to prevent foodborne illness.

ECDC: Average of 100 outbreaks per week in 2017

ECDC: AVERAGE OF 100 OUTBREAKS PER WEEK IN 2017

There were an average of 100 food and waterborne outbreaks per week in Europe, according to the 2017 zoonoses report. The European...

 
 
 
Statistics show mixed results on progress against foodborne illness in EU

STATISTICS SHOW MIXED RESULTS ON PROGRESS AGAINST FOODBORNE ILLNESS IN EU

Salmonella and Campylobacter infections were at a stable level during the past five years, but Listeria cases continue to rise in Europe,...

BULLETIN: FDA names California romaine farm as CDC reports additional E. coli patients

BULLETIN: FDA NAMES CALIFORNIA ROMAINE FARM AS CDC REPORTS ADDITIONAL E. COLI PATIENTS

They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of this afternoon, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts...