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‘He was my hero', says mother whose son died because of Listeria

‘HE WAS MY HERO', SAYS MOTHER WHOSE SON DIED BECAUSE OF LISTERIA

On assignment: south africa Johannesburg - A South African woman described her son as a “hero” after he died due to listeriosis and...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency May Up Infection Risk

VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY MAY UP INFECTION RISK

Low vitamin B12 diet may increase the risk of infection caused by two potentially deadly pathogens, reveals a new study.

 
 
 

BACF3: HIGHLY THERMOSTABLE BACTERIOCIN FROM BACILLUS AMYLOLIQUEFACIENS BTSS3 ANTAGONISTIC ON FOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS

Abstract In the present study, we characterized bacteriocin BaCf3, isolated and purified from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens BTSS3, and...

Publisher's Platform: What does it cost to sicken 1,034 - killing 204 - with Listeria-tainted polony in South Africa?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: WHAT DOES IT COST TO SICKEN 1,034 - KILLING 204 - WITH LISTERIA-TAINTED POLONY IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Opinion No amount of money can compensate for the loss of a child or another family member. I recall the Jensen Farms Listeria outbreak...

 
 
 

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN A PATHOGENIC BLASTOCYSTIS SUBTYPE AND GUT MICROBIOTA: IN VITRO AND IN VIVO STUDIES

Abstract Background Blastocystis is a common gut eukaryote detected in humans and animals. It has been associated with gastrointestinal...

FSA reveals levels of antimicrobial resistant Campylobacter in chicken

FSA REVEALS LEVELS OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANT CAMPYLOBACTER IN CHICKEN

Campylobacter isolates with antimicrobial resistance have been found on whole fresh chickens sold at retail in the United Kingdom,...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: One year ago today - Tiger Brands polony linked to South Africa listeria outbreak

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: ONE YEAR AGO TODAY - TIGER BRANDS POLONY LINKED TO SOUTH AFRICA LISTERIA OUTBREAK

Opinion Following the declaration of the Listeria outbreak in December 2017, a multi-sectoral outbreak response was initiated. Findings...

Gene-ius! Study looks at preventing foodborne Salmonella infection

GENE-IUS! STUDY LOOKS AT PREVENTING FOODBORNE SALMONELLA INFECTION

Brazilian researchers are investigating which genes are important for the survival of Salmonella to help prevent foodborne infections...

 
 
 

VERA: AGENT-BASED MODELING TRANSMISSION OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE BETWEEN HUMAN PATHOGENS AND GUT MICROBIOTA

AbstractMotivationThe resistance of bacterial pathogens to antibiotics is one of the most important issues of modern health care. The...

CATHEPSIN L-A NOVEL CYSTEINE PROTEASE FROM HAEMAPHYSALIS FLAVA NEUMANN, 1897

Abstract Ixodid ticks are ectoparasites responsible for the transmission of a large number of bacterial, viral, and protozoan pathogens...

 
 
 
Mother describes uncertain future for her daughter after listeriosis infection

MOTHER DESCRIBES UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR HER DAUGHTER AFTER LISTERIOSIS INFECTION

On assignment: south africa Johannesburg - The mother of a child infected with listeriosis while she was pregnant has described the...

Scotland reports Campylobacter infections up, Salmonella cases down

SCOTLAND REPORTS CAMPYLOBACTER INFECTIONS UP, SALMONELLA CASES DOWN

Campylobacter increased but Salmonella decreased in 2018, according to figures from Health Protection Scotland . A total of 6,096 laboratory...

 
 
 
Beach Beat: CDC says outbreak's over; USDA says it's ‘engaging' industry; what will chicken producers say?

BEACH BEAT: CDC SAYS OUTBREAK'S OVER; USDA SAYS IT'S ‘ENGAGING' INDUSTRY; WHAT WILL CHICKEN PRODUCERS SAY?

Opinion I've always been partial to shades of gray, possibly because we didn't get a color TV until I was almost 9 years old. That's...

Publisher's Platform: Is it ‘reckless misconduct' to grow, process and sell romaine lettuce?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: IS IT ‘RECKLESS MISCONDUCT' TO GROW, PROCESS AND SELL ROMAINE LETTUCE?

Opinion We have a romaine E. coli case in Idaho of a young man who suffered a severe case of hemolytic uremic syndrome , was hospitalized...

 
 
 
Scientists Uncover Epilepsy-Causing Structural Variant with SMRT Sequencing

SCIENTISTS UNCOVER EPILEPSY-CAUSING STRUCTURAL VARIANT WITH SMRT SEQUENCING

A new publication in the Journal of Human Genetics describes an impressive effort to identify the pathogenic variant causing progressive...

LINKING SENSING TO SIGNALING DURING PLANT IMMUNITY

Plant defense against invading pathogens relies upon effective recognition of non-self organisms and a subsequent signaling response...

 
 
 
Denmark E. coli outbreak declared over; Salmonella investigation continues

DENMARK E. COLI OUTBREAK DECLARED OVER; SALMONELLA INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

Danish officials have ended an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli that affected almost 40 people, but they are continuing to...

More babies infected with Salmonella in outbreak linked to rice milk formula

MORE BABIES INFECTED WITH SALMONELLA IN OUTBREAK LINKED TO RICE MILK FORMULA

French authorities are investigating more than a dozen cases of Salmonella infection in babies less than 19 months old. The illnesses...

 
 
 
WHO expert calls for commitments from leaders at food safety conference

WHO EXPERT CALLS FOR COMMITMENTS FROM LEADERS AT FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE

A WHO food safety expert is hoping for “clear commitments” at the first International Conference on Food Safety, which begins today. Angelika...

People in 19 states infected with brucellosis after drinking raw milk

PEOPLE IN 19 STATES INFECTED WITH BRUCELLOSIS AFTER DRINKING RAW MILK

CDC public health alert Although it's illegal to sell unpasteurized milk across state lines, federal officials say people in 19 states...