• https://www.wlu.ca/news/spotlights/2017/july/laurier-researcher-working-to-control-salmonella-risk-on-fresh-produce.html  Laurier researcher working to control salmonella risk on fresh produce Salmonella is one of the top causes of foodborne illness, affecting 88,000 Canadians a year. Although commonly associated with undercooked chicken, salmonella on fresh produce can also make you sick. Wilfrid Laurier University Associate Professor Joel Weadge is trying to do something about it. Weadge, a […]

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  • http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01283/full Prophage Integrase Typing Is a Useful Indicator of Genomic Diversity in Salmonella enterica Anna Colavecchio1, Yasmin D’Souza1, Elizabeth Tompkins1, Julie Jeukens2, Luca Freschi2, Jean-Guillaume Emond-Rheault2, Irena Kukavica-Ibrulj2, Brian Boyle2, Sadjia Bekal3, Sandeep Tamber4, Roger C. Levesque2 and Lawrence D. Goodridge1 1Food Safety and Quality Program, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry, McGill University, […]

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  • Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas

    By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN, JULY 21, 2017 (CNN)Forty-seven people in 12 states have become infected with salmonella believed to be linked to yellow Maradol papayas, federal health officials said Friday. Twelve people have been hospitalized, and one death has been reported, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Investigators are working to learn where […]

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  • BY PUCCIARELLI, M., GARCIA-DEL-PORTILLO, F.| JULY 21, 2017 Salmonella Intracellular Lifestyles and Their Impact on Host-to-Host Transmission  Abstract: More than a century ago, infections by Salmonella were already associated with foodborne enteric diseases with high morbidity in humans and cattle. Intestinal inflammation and diarrhea are hallmarks of infections caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella serovars, and these pathologies facilitate pathogen transmission to […]

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