Navigation Links
Virus-mix-spray destroys bacteria on Prepackaged meats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a virus mix in spray form that kills bacteria on prepackaged meats. This approval was given last month.//

Processed meats after being packaged get contaminated by the bacteria; Listeria. The approved spray is a combination of viruses that kill this bacteria. Food companies can now spray it on these foods before packaging and distribution.

This virus mix is not effective against E. Coli or Salmonella, other potential fatal oraganisms sometimes found in food. The spray would be available in another 6-month’s time.

Similar to E.coli, Listeria cannot be washed away. Only cooking of the food or application of these viruses or bacteriophages kills Listeria. Listeria causes serious illness in nearly 2,500 people and death in around 500 people each year.

In spite of the FDA’s assertion that the spray is safe for human and animals, some feel that there is a possibility of development of harmful reactions once applied to these prepackaged foods.

The spray would be applied on foods like hot dogs, sausage and sliced lunchmeats, such as turkey and ham.

Listeria bacterium is present in the soil, the water, within the intestines of animals that generate food.
GY
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
2. Just spice it up!!!!! Anti bacterial effects of spices unraveled in the West
3. Dangerous food bacteria
4. Tongue piercing leads to bacterial infection
5. Honey curbs bacteria in the oral cavity
6. Identifying bacteria made amiable
7. The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection
8. Light can help fight gum bacteria
9. Asthma may increase the risk for bacterial infection of the lungs
10. Cystic fibrosis patients may require a new treatment for bacterial infection
11. Risks of heart attack related to bacteria in gum plaque
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported ... head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest ... in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health ... of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards ... at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood shifts and ... him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a knife on ... say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on the freeway, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and ... that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then ... will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Mid-Atlantic Angels is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital ... support over the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing ... With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ... for sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT ... PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Bracket , a leading ... next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, ... June 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia ... Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening ... industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, ... ™, the world,s first internet connected hearing aid that ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... ,world firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the first ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: