Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers identify seasonal peaks for foodborne infections

Each year, thousands of pounds of food are wasted and billions of dollars in food sales lost because of recalls tied to foodborne infections. Using a newly developed approach, researchers identified seasonal peaks for foodborne ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli outbreak in Canada, women at higher risk

Canada's public health agency warned Friday of an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce that has mainly affected women, and has been linked to at least one death.

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Whole Foods: Products will carry GMO labeling

(AP)—Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing whether they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Albertsons recalls some ground beef in 3 states

(AP)—Alberstons is recalling a number of ground beef products sold at stores in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, due to risk of E. coli contamination. No illnesses have been reported.

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Long road from farm to fork worsens food outbreaks

(AP) -- The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe shows that large-scale occurrences of serious illnesses linked to tainted food have grown more common over the years, partly because much of what we eat takes a long and ...

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