Listeria

Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy

Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy

For the study, four pregnant rhesus macaques at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Centre were fed doses of the listeria comparable to what one might encounter in contaminated food. 

Feb 21, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Add avocado extract to your food to prevent bacterial illness

Add avocado extract to your food to prevent bacterial illness

A recent study has found that extracts from avocado seeds can potentially be used as a natural additive incorporated into ready-to-eat foods to control microbes that cause Listeria. 

Nov 20, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Scientists discover 'mushroom antibiotic' that kills bacteria

 In a new study, scientists have found a new protein with antibiotic properties in a mushroom that kills bacteria.

Nov 09, 2014, 12:26 PM IST

Thank germs in your gut for keeping you healthy

A new study has suggested that when it comes to fighting off pathogens like Listeria, your best allies may be the billions of microorganisms that line your gut.

Dec 11, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

Leukemia patients at greatest risk of listeriosis

People with certain conditions are at the greatest risk of getting sick from the food-borne bacterium Listeria.

Dec 25, 2011, 13:33 PM IST

Listeria outbreak kills 13, infects 72: CDC

A listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupes from Colorado has infected 72 people in the United States and killed 13, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.

Sep 28, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

Listeria `tricks` intestinal cells to cause sickness

A study has found that pathogenic listeria tricks intestinal cells into helping it pass through those cells to make people ill.

Oct 26, 2010, 13:26 PM IST

Listeria `tricks` intestinal cells to cause sickness

A study has found that pathogenic listeria tricks intestinal cells into helping it pass through those cells to make people ill.

Oct 26, 2010, 00:00 AM IST