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Saturday, November 8, 2014

11/8/14 Health News: Chinese plants OK for poultry processing ♦ Bean sprouts linked to 2 listeria deaths ♦ Technology could help prevent HIV/AIDS transmission

FSIS APPROVES CHINESE PLANTS FOR POULTRY PROCESSING
Four Chinese poultry processing plants have been approved to export cooked chicken to the U.S. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has approved China’s export health certificate which demonstrates that poultry exported to the U.S. was raised and slaughtered in the U.S., Canada or Chile and that it was cooked... Continue Reading
RECALLED BEAN SPROUTS LINKED TO 2 LISTERIA DEATHS, 3 HOSPITALIZATIONS
Two people have died and three others have been hospitalized after eating Listeria-contaminated bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products of Chicago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The victims became ill between June and August 2014, but this is the first announcement of the outbreak. It was detected retroactively using... Continue Reading
Novel nanofiber-based technology could help prevent HIV/AIDS transmission
Scientists have developed a novel topical microbicide loaded with hyaluronic acid nanofibers that could potentially prevent transmission of HIV through the vaginal mucosa continue reading  
The inside story: How the brain and skull stay together

Researchers have discovered a network of tissue communication that ensures that the brain and spinal cord are matched with the skull and spinal column, during embryonic development. Their discovery may have important implications for the understanding and treatment of congenital defects like Spina Bifida and Chiari malformations Continue Reading

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