listeriosis listeriosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms

Usage(s):

  1. About one-third of listeriosis cases occur among pregnant women; they usually survive, but they risk losing their unborn child.
  2. The symptoms of listeriosis can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to show up.

News

  1. New genomics research project to eliminate Listeria from food supply

    ( Genome Canada ) Genome Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions have partnered to support a $1.4 million project that will help protect consumers from Listeriosis, a serious foodborne illness caused by Listeria bacteria.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Government of Canada and Partners Fund New Genomics Research Project to Eliminate Listeria From Food Supply

    Genome Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency , and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions have partnered to support a $1.4 million project that will help protect consumers from Listeriosis, a serious foodborne ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I would like to address some comments I made in the midst of the listeriosis outbreak," Ritz told supporters last night, according to the paper. "It was a highly stressful time. Many people were working countless hours and attending...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Gerry Ritz Source: USA Today

  2. "This is a minister who thinks it's appropriate to misinform Canadians about food safety during the world's worst listeriosis outbreak," said Liberal Leader Stephane Dion. "This is a minister who thinks it's appropriate to make jokes about...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Stephane Dion Source: Edmonton Sun

  3. "I've already called for Mr. Ritz's resignation over his handling of the listeriosis outbreak and his failure to tell the truth to Canadians about the government's role in it," Easter said.
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Wayne Easter Source: Toronto Star

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