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Vitals: Norovirus vaccine showing promise

By Rachael RettnerMyHealthNewsDailyVANCOUVER, Canada — Scientists are getting closer to producing a vaccine against norovirus — the number one cause of foodborne illness in the United States. Full story

Tainted sprouts again linked to Jimmy John's

Raw sprouts from the sandwich chain Jimmy John's have been linked to an outbreak of foodborne illness — again. Full story

As farmers markets thrive, so do concerns

Food sold at the 6,000 farmers markets in the U.S. is often perceived as more wholesome than what’s available on grocery shelves, but there is no evidence that it is less prone to cause foodborne illness. In fact, it generally receives less federal and local oversight. Full story

9 out of 10 preschoolers' lunches reach unsafe temps

The sack lunches of most preschoolers reach potentially dangerous temperatures by the time kids eat them — even if an ice-pack was included, a new study shows. Full story

Drug-resistant salmonella possibly in turkey burgers

Government health officials are warning that salmonella bacteria detected in an outbreak of food poisoning from popular turkey burgers may be resistant to common drugs used to fight serious infection. Full story

FDA halts imports of dairy, produce from Japan

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will halt imports of dairy products and produce from the area of Japan where a nuclear reactor is leaking radiation. Full story

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