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    Listeria monocytogenes outbreaks and the development of a quantitative risk assessment model to investigate the impact of varying levels of Listeria monocytogenes

    Listeriosis is a severe, foodborne infection linked with high case fatality and hospitalization. The CDC estimated 1,600 people get listeriosis yearly, and about 260 die. The infection is most likely to sicken susceptible...

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    In Canada Silk brand Fortified Almond Beverage – Unsweetened recalled due to spoilage

    The CFIA reports that Danone Inc. (Boucherville, Quebec) recalled Silk branded Unsweetened Almond Beverage products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected spoilage. The product was sold in 946 ml containers. The Fort...

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    FDA Advises not to eat potentially contaminated raw oysters from Dai One Foods Co from the Republic of Korea due to Sapovirus

    The FDA warns restaurants and food retailers receiving frozen half shell oysters harvested on 2/6/2022 from Designated Area No. II, and exported by Dai One Food Co., Ltd., Republic of Korea (ROK). Consumers, who are or could...

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    CDC’s Investigations of Multistate Outbreaks caused by Salmonella, STEC, and Listeria monocytogenes in 2017-2020

    The CDC issued a on its investigation of multistate outbreaks between 2017-2020 caused by Salmonella, STEC, and Listeria monocytogenes. The analysis includes 470 possible multistate outbreaks. The investigation showed that 250 (53%) of...

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    Core update as of November 23, 2022

    In the CORE list of outbreaks and adverse events as of November 23, 2022, no new outbreaks were reported. For the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak (reference #1127), the product linked to illnesses has been updated to importe...

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    An overview of outbreaks and prevalence of antimicrobial resistant Salmonella in poultry in the United States

    A review in Heliyon (Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2022, e11571) reviews outbreaks of antibiotic resistant Salmonella in poultry. Salmonella causes the highest amount of foodborne illness among bacteria (15.5 cases per 100,00...

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