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Chlorine can make pathogens undetectable

April 30, 2018

Chlorine to treat fresh produce could be ineffective Chlorine can make foodborne pathogens undetectable according to research by the University of Southampton. Findings may help explain past outbreaks of Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes linked to produce. Many bacteria enter a viable-but-nonculturable (VBNC) state in response to environmental stresses. VBNC … Continue reading

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The PhageGuard site is now available in Spanish

April 12, 2018

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PhageGuard featured in VMT magazine

February 23, 2018

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Salmonella infection chance of developing colon cancer three times higher

January 17, 2018

New research from Leiden University Medical Center and the National Public Health and the Environment in The Netherlands. This epidemiological study examined whether severe Salmonella infection, usually acquired from contaminated food, is associated with increased colon cancer risk in humans. Their findings were recently published in the scientific journal PLOS … Continue reading

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ECDC report shows that Salmonella levelled off and Listeriosis cases again higher in Europe

January 5, 2018

Salmonella no longer falling in the EU The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the EU has levelled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases published in december of last year. Cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014 says … Continue reading

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