Food poisoning can be defined as the illness caused by consuming food or drink that has been contaminated by one of three sources; biological, chemical or physical.

9 05, 2019

Ground Beef Recalled on E.coli Fears

Over 45 Kg Tons (100 000 lbs) of ground beef transported to restaurants in the US have been recalled due to possible contamination with E. coli O103. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week. The beef is from the Georgia-based K2D Foods, also known as Colorado Premium Foods.

5 02, 2019

Salmonella Outbreak Infects Over 500 Canadians

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently announced that another brand of chicken nuggets was just recalled for salmonella contamination . The recall is on Crisp & Delicious chicken nuggets with a best before date of July 19, 2019.

25 12, 2018

Science Behind The Listeriosis Outbreak South Africa

When a foodborne disease outbreak is detected, such as the Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa. Health officials and scientists work quickly to collect as much information as possible to find out what is causing it, so they can take action to prevent more people from all ill. The Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa included scientists from the NICD, Department of Health (DoH) and a few private laboratories.

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