salmonella Tag

For the many people who avoid eating meat because of the potential for contamination, new findings by studies conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration are going to be disappointing, if not startling. Spices have now been added to the list of potentially tainted foods, containing salmonella, along with rodent hair and insect parts....

There has been a growing concern about the lack of regulation and the practice of giving antibiotics to livestock to minimize illness and enhance the animals’ growth. Just as people become resistant to antibiotics, when they are over-exposed to them, animals also build an antibiotic-resistance that makes mutated bacteria harder to eliminate. Due to the...

According to scientists, researchers, and public health agencies, antibiotic resistance among a specific species of salmonella is a growing concern to those in the US and Canada. Between 2003 and 2013, researchers in Canada collected several samples from patients seeking medical attention for salmonella poisoning. Of the nearly 100 samples of the serotype Salmonella Kentucky, roughly 30%...