Category Archives: E-Coli

Do You Eat Cookie Dough?


Do you eat your cookie dough as you are making cookies? Many people do especially this time of year. A new report shows there may be some awful germs lurking in ready-to-bake cookie dough. Scientists concluded that raw, ready-to-bake cookie dough was … Continue reading

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More E-Coli Alerts


There are more food recalls and alerts today due to e-coli concerns. Bagged salads from Ready Pac Foods have recalled their bag salads in 8 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Washington according to the FDA. Raw … Continue reading

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Deaths from Cantaloupes Rising


The death toll from the cantaloupes with listeria continues to rise in the US. The current total is at 16 with 72 ill to date. United States health official expect this number to climb in the coming weeks.  The deadly cantaloupes were … Continue reading

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Can Suicide Bombing Bacteria Fight Infections?


By Ken Buben, FancyScrubs.com Wow, can this be true? Scientists in Singapore have found a new way of killing pseudomonas aeruginosa, a species that thrives wherever humans are weak. It commonly infects hospital patients whose immune systems are quite frail. … Continue reading

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Are Chickens to Blame for Infections Caused by Multi Drug Resistance?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com  In recent years there have been an alarming worldwide rise in the incidence of infections caused by a multiple drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria that produce extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs).  Now, researchers in the Netherlands have used molecular … Continue reading

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Salmonella Cases Up in the United States


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Salmonella More Americans have had food poisoning this past year according to the CDC with e-coli driving up the cases.  The CDC estimates 50 million Americans get food poisoning each year with 3,000 who die … Continue reading

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At Least 16 Dead From E-Coli Outbreak


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The death toll from the E-Coli outbreak in Europe has climbed to 16 with as many as 1624 cases of those who became ill from it. This outbreak is a very rare strain causing kidney … Continue reading

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