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    A new antibiotic Fabimycin may be effective against 200+ antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria

    In 2017, the WHO identified a list of bacteria that present a significant threat to human health and require new antibiotics. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a critical global public health threat, killing...

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    FSIS issues public health alert for ground beef due to E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

    The USDA/FSIS issued a health alert because ground beef products may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available. The "Hawaii Big Island Beef" ground beef prod...

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    Kraft Heinz announced a voluntary recall of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink due to chemical contaminants

    The FDA reported that Kraft Heinz announced a voluntary recall of approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages. The recall is a result of a diluted cleaning solution used on food pr...

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    Can the prevalence of Salmonella in raw chicken be reduced?

    In 2015, the USDA/FSIS developed a new pathogen reduction standard for Salmonella. The standard for chicken parts permitted 15.4 % positivity; it represents a 30 % reduction in the occurrence of Salmonella-in chicken...

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    CORE update August 17, 2022: a new E. coli and two Salmonella outbreaks were added to the table

    Three outbreaks were added to the table. An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in an unidentified product. FDA has initiated a traceback investigation. Two Salmonella outbreaks were added: An outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg in a...

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    Arcobacter an emerging foodborne pathogen is a concern for seafood, and RTE Foods

    Arcobacter is an emerging foodborne pathogen that relatively little is known about. The pathogen can cause human gastroenteric illness and may diminish the shelf life of contaminated foods. A study published in the Internati...

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