From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 8.7.2012
Norovirus emerges as second-leading cause of gastroenteritis-related deaths
A recent report in the Journal of Infectious Diseases underscores why norovirus represents “the perfect human pathogen,” according to Aron Hall, DVM, MSPH, an epidemiologist with the CDC’s Viral Gastroenteritis Team.
Nearly 200 egg farms cited for having insufficient Salmonella prevention plans
Inspections by the FDA revealed “significant deficiencies” at 197 of the 555 egg farms reviewed by the agency’s own safety inspectors and contract workers, according to data released by the FDA on July 9.