Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a highly sensitive, cost-effective technology for bacterial pathogen screening of air, soil, water, and produce in as little as 24 hours. According to lead researcher Ezra Orlofsky, Ph.D., of BGU’s Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, “Rapid and…

The St. Patrick Irish picnic in McEwen, Tennessee has taken place predictably on the last Saturday of July for over 150 years. This year marked a first for the event, however, when an outbreak of Salmonella sickened at least 50 attendees. On the Monday after the picnic – held July 27th and 28th – an…