Two U.S. states and one European country are banning manufacturing, selling, and distributing cultivated meat and poultry products. Italy enacted a ban last year, and Florida and Alabama enacted their laws on the books in only the last few days.

The bans were enacted after the robust cultivated meat industry

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The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is investigating a death related to a Vibrio vulnificus infection.

Public health officials did not release any other information about the death. They did not say where the patient lived or the patient’s age.

The officials are urging residents to take precautions against infection

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Florida officials say 16 of 17 ice cream samples from a production facility have tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, spurring a formal stop sales order from the state.

The facility produces ice cream for Big Olaf Creamery, which has been linked to an outbreak of Listeria infections that has sickened

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An ice cream company whose product has been linked to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections says the implication is pure speculation by state and federal health officials.

Big Olaf Creamery owners stated in a Facebook post “that the investigation is ‘only speculation’ ” and it is unclear why

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Officials with the CDC have identified a new outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes that has sickened people in 10 states, killing one.

“Of the 22 people with information, 20 sick people reported living in or traveling to Florida in the month before they got sick, although the significance of

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday entered into domestic mutual reliance agreements with California, Florida, Utah and Wisconsin.

Mutual reliance agreements mark a coordinated effort between the FDA and individual states with goals to reduce human foodborne illness outbreaks, reduce duplication of regulatory oversight, and increase public health
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