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Remember food safety when packing school lunches

Soon children will again be taking their lunches to school, and because they are at higher-than-normal risk for foodborne illness, parents and caregivers need to pack those lunches with food safety in mind, said a Texas A&M ...

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Six safety tips to avoid salmonella this Thanksgiving

You risk getting sick if you've already purchased a Thanksgiving turkey contaminated by salmonella but haven't started to thaw the frozen bird, said Darin Detwiler, an assistant teaching professor of food policy at Northeastern.

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Guidance provided for reporting foodborne illness

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidance for health care professionals on reporting foodborne illnesses.

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Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark and is thus still the most common cause of foodborne disease. This is one of the findings of the annual report for 2016 on the incidence of diseases ...

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Increase in foodborne disease outbreaks tied to imported food

(HealthDay)—There has been an increase in the number and proportion of foodborne disease outbreaks associated with imported food, according to research published in the March issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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