From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 8.30.2011
Consumers Union says federal pathogen limits unacceptable
At least one person has died and more than 110 in 31 states have been sickened as a result of this summer’s outbreak of Salmonellainvolving two distinct but closely related strains.
University’s 5-year project will be funded by USDA’s largest food safety grant
Although human noroviruses are the most common cause of foodborne disease, responsible for more than 5 million cases in the United States each year, they get much less attention for their links to foodborne illness outbreaks than Salmonella, Listeria, and E. coli.