Monthly Archives: October 2011

CDC Update on Cantaloupe Listeriosis Outbreak

On  September 14, 2011, FDA issued a press release to announce that Jensen Farms in Granada, Colorado had issued a  voluntary recall of its Rocky Ford-brand cantaloupes after they were linked to  a multistate outbreak of listeriosis.  Investigation of this outbreak indicated … Continue reading

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Educational Resources for At-Risk Populations

Yesterday I posted about recent research to quantify the proportion of the US and UK populations which are more susceptible to developing foodborne illnesses compared to the general public (infants and small children, the elderly, pregnant women, and those having … Continue reading

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Quantifying those who are more susceptible to foodborne illness

It is well known that certain populations – infants and young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and those with other conditions that compromise the immune system – are more susceptible to developing foodborne illness.  We also know that the size … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Michigan State University Food Safety blog.  On these pages, MSU faculty and Extension Educators will provide information on current food safety issues including foodborne illness outbreaks, recalls, news articles, education and training opportunities, and MSU research.

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