Food Poisoning

22 Feb 2017
Salmonella Food Poisoning Could Permanently Damage DNA

Research at Cornell University, published in the journal mBio by the American Society of Microbiology, has found that Salmonella food poisoning by certain serotypes may permanently damage your  cellular DNA. Rachel Miller, a doctoral candidate in food science at Cornell, along…

18 Feb 2017
Food Poisoning Outbreaks Linked to Imported Foods Are On the Rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report in its Emerging Infectious Diseases publication called “Outbreaks of Disease Associated with Food Imported into the United States, 1996 – 2014.” The study is published in the March…

15 Feb 2017
Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens Destroyed in Studies

Scientists at Oregon State University have been trying to figure out how to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria. Bacteria found in our food supplies that have caused food poisoning outbreaks have been increasingly resistant to several types of antibiotics. In all large…

MDS Foods Cheese Recall
14 Feb 2017
MDS Foods Cheese Recall Lawsuit

Can I Sue for Listeriosis from Cheese? Yes, you may have the right to sue for listeriosis from cheese if the illness can be connected to a cheese product contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the bacteria that causes listeriosis. In many of these cases,…

Staphylococcus aureus Infection
09 Feb 2017
Staphylococcus Aureus Outbreak at Science Olympiad in Florida

Health officials in Columbia County, Florida, have confirmed that Staphylococcus aureus was the cause of a food poisoning outbreak at the Science Olympiad held at Florida Gateway College in Lake City. At least 30 people were sickened and taken by…

20 Jan 2017
Indelible Catering Turns in Permit after Salmonella Outbreak in AL

In November 2016, a Salmonella enteriditis outbreak in Sheffield, Alabama sickened almost 100 people. The Alabama Department of Public Health investigated the outbreak and determined that Indelible Catering, owned by Darvin McDaniel in Moulton, Alabama provided food for the private…

E coli Bacteria
12 Jan 2017
E. coli Outbreak at Captain Al’s in Gulfport, MS, Says MDH

An E. coli outbreak has been associated with Captain Al’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Gulfport, Mississippi. Dates of exposure were from December 16 to December 30, 2016. At least 50 people were sickened with acute gastroenteritis after eating at that restaurant,…

09 Jan 2017
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hazelnuts Sold at Schmidt Farm in OR

A Salmonella outbreak has been linked to hazelnuts sold at the farm stand at Schmidt Farm and Nursery in McMinnville, Oregon. Officials at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division and the Oregon Department of Agriculture announced that laboratory and…

E coli Bacteria
04 Jan 2017
E. coli Outbreak Associated with Goat Dairy Farms in CT: MMWR

The CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Notes from the Field on December 30, 2016 about an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections associated with Goat Dairy Farm Visits in Connecticut. On March 24, 2016, the Connecticut Department of…