News tagged with bacterial contamination
(HealthDay)—Ground turkey from retail stores is often contaminated with fecal bacteria, and in many cases the bacteria are resistant to antibiotics, according to a report published in the June issue of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Federal regulators said Thursday that they've found contamination in more drugs made by a pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Need a reason to recognize Global Handwashing Day? Research shows money and credit cards contain faecal matter
(Medical Xpress)—One in 10 bank cards and one in seven notes are contaminated with faecal organisms, research from Queen Mary, University of London has revealed.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The compounding pharmacy suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man's death in 2004, while a pharmaceutical firm with common owners was ...
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Scottish whisky distillery at the centre of an investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has infected up to 74 people has temporarily halted production, it said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Regulators are proposing that food companies that want to use tiny engineered particles in their packaging may have to provide extra testing data to show the products are safe.
Other Apr 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hospitals, clinics, and health care professionals should immediately discontinue using Other-Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel due to risk of bacterial contamination in certain batches, ...
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of Trinity College Dublin researchers has developed a fully automated system that eradicates bacterial contamination in hospital water tanks, distribution systems and taps. This type of contamination ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Urinary tract infections are common conditions that occur when bacteria from the intestines enter the urinary tract. New research, however, suggests that the bacteria causing these infections may come from contaminated food ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from the University of Valencia in Spain have analysed fresh orange juice squeezed by machines in catering establishments. They have confirmed that 43% of samples exceeded the acceptable enterobacteriaceae ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 4
Ever since 2006, when a deadly batch of spinach killed three people and sickened hundreds, U.S. farm producers, packers and others along the distribution line have argued over how best to protect consumers ...
Health Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Thailand's hundreds of thousands of flood victims are at risk of water-borne diseases and infections, the World Health Organisation said Saturday, though no major outbreaks have been reported yet.
Health Oct 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Global food trade is a big and risky business. About one trillion dollars worth of food is traded every year around the world, but only a tiny portion gets tested for contaminants -- ranging from about one percent of imports ...
Health Sep 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0