Pathogens

New Study Shows Bagged Cut Lettuce at Higher Risk of Salmonella

New Study Shows Bagged Cut Lettuce at Higher Risk of Salmonella

December 13, 2016

A new report published in the American Society for Microbiology's December issue of Applied and Environmental Biology shows that traces of juices released from salad leaves as they became damaged can significantly enhance Salmonella enterica salad leaf colonization. Read More

IFSAC Analysis Improves Understanding of Foodborne Illness Attribution

IFSAC Analysis Improves Understanding of Foodborne Illness Attribution

June 20, 2016

Scientists from the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) have published “Comparing Characteristics of Sporadic and Outbreak-Associated Foodborne Illnesses, United States, 2004–2011,” a paper in Emerging Infectious Diseases that compared some characteristics of outbreak and sporadic (non-outbreak) human illnesses caused by Salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter. Read More

DuPont BaxApp Goes Mobile

DuPont BaxApp Goes Mobile

March 2, 2016

DuPont Diagnostics, a part of DuPont Nutrition & Health, has released a mobile application by which company’s can view food pathogen testing results on mobile devices. Read More

Campylobacter and Listeria Infections Still Rising in the EU

Campylobacter and Listeria Infections Still Rising in the EU

December 17, 2015

Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008. Salmonellosis cases increased slightly for the first time since 2008. These are the main findings of the latest annual report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on zoonoses and foodborne outbreaks in the European Union. Read More

CDC Offers Salmonella Data at Your Fingertips

CDC Offers Salmonella Data at Your Fingertips

March 31, 2014

Available for hands-on web access for the first time, the Atlas of Salmonella in the United States, 1968-2011 summarizes surveillance data on 32 types of Salmonella isolates from people, animals, and other sources. Read More