Recently, while reviewing some documents, I found a Los Angeles Health Department 2005 ACDC Special Report captioned “Please Pass The Bacteria: An Outbreak of Clostridium Perfringens Associated With Catered Thanksgiving Meals”.   I liked the title,


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Have you been vaccinated against hepatitis A?  

It’s the time of year when candy, nuts, and other food becomes more prevalent on side-tables, in buffet-lines, and in office kitchens.  Before you reach into the


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Editor’s Note:  This is the third installment in a ten-part series on meaningful foodborne illness outbreaks. After many outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7, usually associated with a recall of contaminated beef, Oklahoma woke up one
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