E. coli

Illness update in outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from Salinas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control have updated the number of illnesses involved in the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7... continue reading »

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Romaine lettuce growers ‘devastated’ by recent E. coli outbreak

The recent announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of expanding illnesses in the E. coli... continue reading »

PMA issues update on latest E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The Produce Marketing Association has issued the following statement to its members regarding the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation. The PMA staf... continue reading »

More than 97,000 pounds of salad products recalled due to E. coli risk

Missa Bay, a Swedesboro, New Jersey establishment, is recalling approximately 97,272 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the... continue reading »

Maryland investigating E. coli cases linked to packaged salads

The Maryland Department of Health is investigating a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections among seven patients in Maryland. All rep... continue reading »

UMass food scientist making strides in foodborne disease testing

University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist Matthew Moore has received two grants from the USDA to apply new technology in an effort to more qu... continue reading »

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Leafy greens organization reacts to recent E. coli situation

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has issued a reaction to an Oct. 31 U.S. Food and Drug Administration release of informatio... continue reading »

USDA releases results of Yuma leafy greens E. coli testing

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found almost no salmonella or shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in commercial coolers in Yuma, Arizona, in... continue reading »

Leafy greens organization strengthens water safety requirements

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement's (LGMA) board of directors has voted to strengthened mandatory food safety practices required on farm... continue reading »

3M’s E. coli/coliform testing system wins Gold Edison Award

3M's Petrifilm Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate has won a Gold Edison Award in the Lab Advancement category. The ceremony took place at The Capitale... continue reading »