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By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Europe: Listeria infections stable but frequently reported among the elderly

Listeriosis affected about 2,200 people in 2015, causing 270 deaths – the highest number ever reported in the EU. The proportion of cases in the over 64 age group steadily increased from 56% in 2008 to 64% More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Results on CDC Food Safety Progress Report a mixed bag

The nation’s food safety grades are out and the results are mixed.  CDC’s annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States. The rate More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Multistate campylobacter outbreak linked to chicken livers used for pâté

A campylobacter outbreak that has sickened at least five people in Oregon and Ohio has been linked to undercooked or raw chicken used as  pâté, according to a Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Food Safety Alert More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Campylobacter identified as cause of illness for food festival patrons

Westchester County Health Department officials say the cause of illness for several people attending an outdoor food festival was the bacterium, campylobacter, according to a press release Monday. An unspecified More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Pennsylvania health officials advise the public to discard ‘The Family Cow’ raw milk after confirming five campylobacter cases

The Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health are advising the consumer public to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Franklin County, because of potential Campylobacter contamination, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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CDC: Campylobacter, Vibrio food borne infections increase in the US, Salmonella remains constant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate  that about 48 million people, or one in six people in the United States, get sick from eating contaminated food. During a CDC telebriefing today, More...


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