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By Robert On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Food poisoning 101: 3 spore-forming bacteria that cause foodborne illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.  Clostridium More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Bacillus cereus outbreak: 22 infants being treated

In an update of the Bacillus cereus outbreak affecting NICUs in England hospitals shows  the total number of cases linked to its investigation of blood poisoning (septicemia) in babies being treated in neonatal More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 7th, 2014
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England NICU Bacillus cereus outbreak now at 21 cases, one death

In an update on  story from Wednesday, Public Health England (PHE) has issued new numbers and information of the Bacillus cereus outbreak affecting neonatal intensive care units in the country. After a “look More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Bacillus cereus septicemia outbreak being investigated, linked to IV baby food

An outbreak of blood poisoning, or septicemia caused by the bacterium Bacillus cereus has sickened 15 babies in English hospital neonatal ICU’s, killing one infant, according to a Public Health England (PHE)/Medicines More...

By Robert On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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UK FSA issues second Koon Yick Wah Kee tofu recall notice due to Bacillus cereus

Koon Yick Wah Kee tofuImage/FSA The United Kingdom Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a second recall update on on tofu that originated in China due to high levels of the bacterium, Bacillus cereus, according More...


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