Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic restrictions lead to fewer cases of foodborne illness

In 2020, far fewer Danes than usual were diagnosed with a foodborne illness. The sharp reduction in travel during the corona epidemic was the main reason for this decrease, according to the annual report on the incidence ...

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Discovering gaps in food safety practices of small Texas farms

A survey of small farmers in Texas identifies a significant gap in food safety protocols and resources, increasing the risk of produce contamination and foodborne illness. Very few small growers—most of whom are not required ...

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Tips to avoid food poisoning during COVID-19

Labor Day weekend may be the unofficial end to summer cookouts and barbecues. It's also a good reminder that food safety should be a priority to keep you and your family safe from infection.

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Can food from an infected cook give you COVID-19?

(HealthDay)—Even if your takeout dinner was prepared by a cook who has COVID-19, there's little need to worry about your risk of infection, according to an expert in viruses.

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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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Celebrity chefs could reduce foodborne illnesses, study says

Foodborne illnesses sicken more than 48 million people in the United States each year, with 128,000 requiring hospitalization and 3,000 dying, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing food ...

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