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By Robert On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Clostridium perfringens toxin may trigger multiple sclerosis, according to study

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – January 28, 2014 –  Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have added to the growing body of evidence that multiple sclerosis may be triggered by a toxin produced by common More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Tainted beef stroganoff likely source of Oregon outdoor school outbreak

Health officials say that an outbreak that sickened  about 40 children sick earlier this month at an outdoor school, was likely due to beef stroganoff contaminated with a common food borne illness bacteria, Clostridium More...

By Robert On Friday, January 4th, 2013

Clostridium perfringens linked to a Christmas Day food poisoning outbreak that sickened 30 diners at a Havering establishment: one person died

The approximately 30 people who were sickened after eating a Christmas Day lunch at a dining establishment in the  London Borough of Havering are believed to have contracted the relatively common cause of food More...

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