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New case in botulism outbreak linked to fish

By Joseph James Whitworth

A new case of Clostridium botulism from fish, a jump in hepatitis A illnesses and investigations ending in US and Canada are outbreaks reported recently.


Six more ill in Swedish E. coli outbreak

By Joseph James Whitworth

Six people have been sickened with E. coli in Sweden in an outbreak that is ‘most probably’ connected to one that started last year but was declared over.

Ukuku (left) and chemical engineer David Geveke steam-clean a cantaloupe. Picture: Lee Chau

Steamy solution to ensure melon safety

By staff reporter

Steam can kill E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria on cantaloupes, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist.


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