The rise of 'new' pathogens
- Health officials unclear on sources of foodborne illness. // Food Engineering;Jan2002, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p16
Comments on the confusion of health officials regarding the sources of foodborne illness in the United States. Pathogens causing the illnesses; Identification of the Norwalk-like Virus as the leading cause of foodborne disease.
- Session 44: Pathogens and public policy. Swientek, Bob // Prepared Foods;Aug96, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p51
Discusses the various pathogens present in fresh produce, which have likely contributed to foodborne illness. Statistics on food-related illness; Increase in produce-related outbreaks in lieu of an increase in consumption.
- New threats from foodborne infections. Neill, Marguerite A.; Osterholm, Michael T. // Patient Care;7/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p47
Presents an overview of pathogens of foodborne infections. Transmission and symptoms of foodborne infections; Escherichia coli; Salmonella; Diagnosis and treatment; Shigella; Campylobacter; Botulism; Staphylococcus aureus. INSET: A strategy for oral rehydration..
- Food fright. D'Amato, Erik; Drozd, Shelley // Men's Health;Oct98, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p92
Provides information on several food-borne microorganisms that cause diseases. Salmonella enteriditis; Escherichia coli 0157:H7; Hepatitis A; Foods carrying the microorganisms; Risk of getting sick; Precautions to be taken.
- FoodNet and enter-net: Emerging surveillance programs for foodborne diseases. Yang, Samantha // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p457
Focuses on the developing changes associated with the public health challenges of foodborne diseases due to the introductory identified pathogens and vehicles of transmission, referencing to the contributions made by the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) and Enter-net. ...
- Emerging foodborne diseases: An evolving public health challenge. Tauxe, Robert V. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p425
Focuses on the epidemiology of foodborne diseases. Spread of various pathogens to an increasing variety of foods; Challenges which the pathogens present; Prevention strategies for outbreaks; How the prevention of foodborne diseases will be done in the future.
- Impact of changing consumer lifestyles on the emergence/reemergence of foodborne pathogens. Collins, Janet E. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p471
Focuses on lifestyle changes in the United States and the way its affects on the outbreaks of foodborne diseases. Percentage of foodborne disease outbreaks that can be attribute to bacterial causes; Contribution of poor hygiene by food handlers to the outbreaks; Resistance of some microbes to...
- New test can precisely pinpoint food pathogens. // Food Engineering & Ingredients;Nov2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p5
The article reports on the standard method that allows food industry and government agency to trace the origin of food-borne bacteria and diseases.
- CDC Estimates 76 Million Foodborne Illnesses Annually. // Prepared Foods;Nov99, Vol. 168 Issue 11, p85
Reports on the findings of the Centers for Disease Control on the impact of food borne diseases on health in the United States. Methodology; Hospitalizations and deaths caused by three known pathogens.