At least 20 people in Wisconsin have E. coli infections that could be linked to an outbreak in Maryland that has been traced to ready-to-eat romaine lettuce salads. Some officials, however, say a specific cause
Continue Reading Officials name romaine in E. coli outbreak in Maryland; other patients in Wisconsin also ate salad

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“Tropical parasites in our food? No way!” most Americans think.

It’s time to think again.

In May Hawaii’s Department of Health announced three more cases of rat lungworm in recent visitors. Already endemic in
Continue Reading Paradise parasites — Challenges to controlling rat lungworm disease

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Many vendors at farmers markets take inadequate precautions to prevent the spread of foodborne illness, and they should be trained to reduce food-safety risks, according to Penn State researchers who completed the final phase
Continue Reading Penn State researchers find farmers markets’ food safety inadequate; E. coli and Listeria abound