Martian salad: Researchers conduct experiments to give astronauts access to fresh vegetables
(Natural News) Having succeeded at the task of raising lettuce in space-like conditions, Norwegian researchers are now designing planters that can grow beans aboard a spaceship. This will give astronauts the ability to cultivate plants during trips between Earth and Mars. Astronauts miss life on Earth. They enjoy anything that reminds them of their home planet. Not only... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on findings from the agency ’s investigation of the November 2018 outbreak of < em > E. coli < /em > O157:H7 in California-linked romaine lettuce
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on findings from the agency ’s investigation of the November 2018 outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in California-linked romaine lettuce (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 13, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

You ’re Not Imagining It: Food Recalls Are Getting More Common. Here’s Why
Lately, it’s felt like there’s a new food recall each week, striking everything from romaine lettuce to Ritz crackers. And a new report from the non-partisan Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) says that phenomenon isn’t in your head: Food recalls are actually getting more common. The total number of food recalls in the U.S. increased by 10% between 2013 and 2018, hitting a peak of 905 in 2016, according to the report. Class I recalls — those based on a “reasonable probability” that contaminated food could cause health problems — of meat and poultry rose by 83% during this time p...
Source: TIME: Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Multistate E. Coli Infection Outbreak Appears to Be Over: CDC Multistate E. Coli Infection Outbreak Appears to Be Over: CDC
The multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions in northern and central California appears to be over, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- The Escherichia coli outbreak linked to California-grown romaine lettuce appears to be over, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. As of Jan. 9, there had been 62 cases of E. coli O157:H7... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

You May Be at Higher Risk of Eating Contaminated Food During the Government Shutdown
The partial government shutdown has crippled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s food safety surveillance efforts, pausing many domestic inspections and potentially putting more Americans at risk of contracting food-borne illnesses such as E. coli, salmonella and norovirus. “There’s a lot of ready-to-eat food that the FDA oversees that consumers ultimately have to trust doesn’t have a pathogen on it that can kill you,” says Seattle-based food-borne illness lawyer Bill Marler. “We need to get people back to doing their jobs.” About 41% of the FDA’s workforce is currently ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
The E. coli outbreak linked to California-grown romaine lettuce appears to be over, the CDC said Wednesday. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak over, CDC says
California-grown lettuce sickened dozens of people in 16 states and D.C. and others in Canada, though no one died (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Jan. 10, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over: CDC The E. coli outbreak linked to California-grown romaine lettuce that disrupted millions... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC Calls the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Officially Over
The romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak “appears to be over,” the CDC announced Wednesday. From Oct. 7 to Dec. 4, 2018, a total of 62 people in 16 states, Washington, D.C. and Canada were infected with the same strain of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce, according to the CDC. No one died as a result of the outbreak, but 25 people were hospitalized and two developed kidney failure. On Dec. 13, the nation’s leading public health institution said that it had found the possible source of the tainted lettuce, but did not officially declared the outbreak over until today. The outbreak likely originated in northe...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized California CDC onetime Source Type: news

U.S. officials declare end to outbreak from romaine lettuce
U.S. health officials are declaring an end to an outbreak of E. coli blamed on romaine lettuce from California that sickened 62 people in the U.S. and 29 in Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

US officials declare end to outbreak from romaine lettuce
US health officials say food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce is over (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Multistate E.coli infection outbreak appears to be over: CDC
The multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions in northern and central California appears to be over, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak is over, CDC says
"This outbreak appear to be over," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from some regions of Northern and Central California. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating your veggies, even in space
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Travelling to Mars will require astronauts to grow their own food. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is creating the planters for cultivating veggies in space. Now that researchers have finished lettuce-growing experiments, they'll be embarking on bean trials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Romaine lettuce now safe to eat, Public Health Agency says
The outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over in Canada, with no new illnesses reported since mid-November, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Farm in E. coli Outbreak Recalls Other Produce
Adam Bros. Farming Inc., in Santa Barbara County, California, said it is also recalling red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Farm Tied to E. coli Outbreak Expands Recall Beyond Romaine Lettuce
Adam Bros. Farming Inc., in Santa Barbara County, California, said it is also recalling red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Farm Tied to E. coli Outbreak Expands Recall Beyond Romaine Lettuce
TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 -- The California farm where romaine lettuce was implicated in the recent nationwide E. coli outbreak said it is expanding its recall to include other forms of produce. According to a company statement, Adam Bros. Farming... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. Recalls Red and Green Leaf Lettuce and Cauliflower Because of Possible Health Risk
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. of Santa Maria, California is recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested on November 27 through 30, 2018 out of an abundance of caution, because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 18, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Farm linked to E. coli outbreak recalls cauliflower, lettuce
The farm says it is recalling these items "out of an abundance of caution" after E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Check your fridge and pantry for food products recalled this week
Before the family gathers for a holiday meal, here's all the food you should purge from your pantry. Read on to see some of the things you may need to throw away and updates on recalls for beef and romaine lettuce. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some cauliflower, red and green lettuce sold in Canada recalled after U.S. investigation
Due to a possible E-coli contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce products produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, Calif., have been recalled. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh & Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets
Spokane Produce Inc. of Spokane, WA initiates a voluntary recall of sandwiches containing green leaf lettuce and foodservice lettuce filets following notice of a produce industry ingredient recall by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. Sandwich products bearing the Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local labels. These prod- ucts are recalled because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemol...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm
There have been 59 reported cases connected to the outbreak. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm
US officials trace E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in California (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat
One source of the potentially deadly romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak has been identified, but it's still too early to call outbreak 'over' according to the CDC and FDA. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA zeros in on source of romaine lettuce outbreak
The FDA announced it has traced the E. coli outbreak to at least one farm in California (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said 59 people have now been sickened by the tainted lettuce. Officials said a water reservoir at Adams Brothers Farms in Santa Barbara County, Calif., tested positive for the bacterial strain and the owners are co-operating with U.S. officials. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

CDC reveals that E. coli outbreak has sickened 59 people in 15 states
So far, 59 have been sickened in 15 states in the current E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the CDC said. The Adam Brothers farm in Santa Barbara was named as one of the culprits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials Pinpoint 1 Source of Contaminated Romaine, But Investigation Remains ‘Active’
Investigators with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found one probable source of the E. coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce, and said romaine from more growing regions is now considered safe to eat. A sediment sample taken from an agricultural water reservoir at Adam Brothers Farming in Santa Barbara County, Calif. tested positive for the strain of E. coli involved in the outbreak, officials said during a call with reporters Thursday. It’s not immediately clear how the reservoir became contaminated, officials said, but the investigation is ongoing with cooperati...
Source: TIME: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm
US officials have traced a recent outbreak of E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on new findings and updated consumer recommendations related to the romaine lettuce < i > E. coli < /i > O157:H7 outbreak investigation
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on new findings and updated consumer recommendations related to the romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

California Farm Implicated in Outbreak of E. coli Tied to Romaine Lettuce
THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 -- Federal health investigators said Thursday that they've pinpointed at least one California farm implicated in the recent outbreak of E. coli illness tied to romaine lettuce, but they added that more farms are probably... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New light on blocking Shiga and ricin toxins -- And on an iconic biological process
(Boston Children's Hospital) Min Dong, PhD, and his lab are world experts in toxins. Now, setting their sights on Shiga toxin (player in the current E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce) and ricin (a bioterrorism agent), they identify potential protective strategies. Their study also sheds new light on glycosylation, the attachment of sugars to large molecules, key to cells' ability to create more diverse molecules beyond what's encoded in the genome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Nine more people have been sickened by E. coli in an outbreak involving romaine lettuce grown in parts of California, bringing the total to 52 people in 15 states, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Nineteen people have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC says nine more people added to E.coli infection investigation
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday an additional nine people are being investigated in connection with the multistate outbreak of E. coli infections related to romaine lettuce. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to 9 more illnesses, FDA says
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there a way to keep E. coli out of romaine lettuce?
So far 24 Canadians have been infected during an outbreak of dangerous E. coli infection linked to romaine lettuce from California, an incident that is eerily similar to another outbreak a year ago. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Is it safe to eat romaine lettuce again?
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Certain romaine lettuce is now safe to eat, US public health agencies say
Only the California counties of Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and Ventura are being investigated in the latest multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce, the US Food and Drug Administration reported Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Blockchain Has To Do With Turkey, Romaine Lettuce, And Food Safety
The ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey and E. coli outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce have highlighted the need for better ways of preventing and controlling foodborne illness outbreaks. Here is a way technology can help. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 -- In a statement released late yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced that the agency was lifting its advisory against eating romaine lettuce, first put in place last... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA says some romaine lettuce is safe to eat after E. coli outbreak
To help shoppers identify potentially contaminated lettuce, producers are going to start labeling the source of their greens along with a harvest date. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Is it now safe to eat romaine lettuce? Not yet, FDA says
The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has sickened 43 people in 12 states, the US Food and Drug Administration said Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Romaine lettuce from California linked to E. coli, FDA says
The FDA is advising consumers to buy lettuce that's harvested from areas outside of northern and central California. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Food agency taking steps to prevent entry of lettuce suspected in E. coli cases
The federal government is advising the food industry not to import romaine lettuce from areas in the U.S. suspected of producing lettuce contaminated with E. coli. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

It's Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, But Check Labels: FDA
TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 -- Caesar salad fans, rest easy: It's safe to eat romaine lettuce again. Just be sure to check the label, to avoid any chance of E. coli, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now says. In a statement released late Monday,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

It's OK to eat some romaine: US officials
It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, officials said. Just check the label. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. officials think they've traced the source of the lettuce involved in latest E. coli outbreak
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration believes it has traced the source of the latest E. coli outbreak. The agency said Monday the romaine linked to the outbreak appears to be from the California's Central Coast region. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news