Search

The most common causes of foodborne illness outbreaks

THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS OUTBREAKS

And how to lower your risk Contaminated foods and beverages sicken an estimated 48 million Americans each year. The five bugs most...

Fipronil and Salmonella lead notifications in RASFF report

FIPRONIL AND SALMONELLA LEAD NOTIFICATIONS IN RASFF REPORT

Fipronil in eggs and Salmonella in poultry meat from Brazil dominated information exchanges between European countries in 2017, according...

 
 
 
Detected Salmonella outbreaks double in Denmark

DETECTED SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS DOUBLE IN DENMARK

There were double the amount of Salmonella outbreaks detected in Denmark last year compared to 2016, according to the 2017 annual report...

Restaurant food safety is an oxymoron

RESTAURANT FOOD SAFETY IS AN OXYMORON

Opinion Nearly 300 people got sick after eating at a McDonalds in Brevard, NC, in what authorities believe is a case of norovirus spread...

 
 
 
FSAI warns of virus risk in imported frozen berry supply chain

FSAI WARNS OF VIRUS RISK IN IMPORTED FROZEN BERRY SUPPLY CHAIN

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has reiterated advice to boil imported frozen berries before eating following multiple alerts...

MOLECULES FROM BREAST MILK AND SEAWEED SUGGEST STRATEGIES FOR CONTROLLING NOROVIRUS

New research suggests that it may be easier than anticipated to find a compound that could be used as a food supplement to stop the...

 
 
 
Fucose-based Food Supplement Prevents Spreading Norovirus in Children's Hospitals

FUCOSE-BASED FOOD SUPPLEMENT PREVENTS SPREADING NOROVIRUS IN CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS

Spreading of norovirus can be prevented in children's hospitals by a fucose-based supplement in the diet, study says.

Norovirus found in almost 70 percent of oysters for sale in UK 

NOROVIRUS FOUND IN ALMOST 70 PERCENT OF OYSTERS FOR SALE IN UK 

About 12,000 people in Briton are poisoned by contaminated oysters each year; 11,800 of which are due to norovirus, according to the...

 
 
 
Norovirus likely from sewage discharge during herring run

NOROVIRUS LIKELY FROM SEWAGE DISCHARGE DURING HERRING RUN

Herring eggs Public health officials on Vancouver Island, off Canada's Pacific Coast, suspect that the likely source of a norovirus...

More than 100 students got sick after a nightmare prom: 'I was vomiting, I had diarrhea, I had a fever, I had everything'

MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS GOT SICK AFTER A NIGHTMARE PROM: 'I WAS VOMITING, I HAD DIARRHEA, I HAD A FEVER, I HAD EVERYTHING'

At least 111 students reported getting sick after attending the Victor J. Andrew High School's prom in Chicago. Public health officials...

 
 
 
U.S. joins Canada in investigation of outbreak linked to oysters

U.S. JOINS CANADA IN INVESTIGATION OF OUTBREAK LINKED TO OYSTERS

A Canadian outbreak of norovirus traced to raw oysters is now on the U.S. radar as federal and state officials report they are investigating...

Outbreaks in Japan likely from contaminated seaweed facility

OUTBREAKS IN JAPAN LIKELY FROM CONTAMINATED SEAWEED FACILITY

Outbreak investigators in Japan have identified contamination in a seaweed production plant as the cause of seven foodborne illness...

 
 
 
Oysters Causing Norovirus - Again

OYSTERS CAUSING NOROVIRUS - AGAIN

Two Vancouver Island oyster farms have been closed following an outbreak of norovirus associated with eating the raw shellfish. The...

Norovirus outbreak closes two British Columbia oyster farms

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK CLOSES TWO BRITISH COLUMBIA OYSTER FARMS

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control is warning consumers to take steps to protect their health after two B.C. Vancouver...

 
 
 
Dozens on school trip sent to hospitals; norovirus suspected

DOZENS ON SCHOOL TRIP SENT TO HOSPITALS; NOROVIRUS SUSPECTED

Four dozen British teens and three adults ended up in hospitals in Washington D.C. this past weekend during a school trip that began...

Vermont officials seek public's help in norovirus investigation

VERMONT OFFICIALS SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN NOROVIRUS INVESTIGATION

A Vermont restaurant linked to a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people reopened Sunday as public health officials...

 
 
 
NoroCORE's final meeting celebrates successes, looks forward

NOROCORE'S FINAL MEETING CELEBRATES SUCCESSES, LOOKS FORWARD

More than 150 leading norovirus minds gathered in Atlanta this week to celebrate one of the most successful food safety collaborations...

Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak

COOKING WATER SUSPECTED CAUSE OF OLYMPICS NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK

Cooking water is emerging as the likely source of a foodborne norovirus outbreak, predominately among security staff, at the Winter...

 
 
 
Chinese Raspberries Sicken Canadians

CHINESE RASPBERRIES SICKEN CANADIANS

A batch of frozen raspberries from China that was recalled by the provincial government could have made hundreds of Quebecers sick...

Norovirus spreads at Olympics; hand sanitizers little help

NOROVIRUS SPREADS AT OLYMPICS; HAND SANITIZERS LITTLE HELP

Forty-two more cases of norovirus have been confirmed at the 2018 Winter Olympics, bringing the total to 128 on the eve of the start...