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Salmonella bioweapons are of concern.
  a rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; causes typhoid fever and food poisoning
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  • Salmonella bioweapons are of concern.
  • There’s a thing called salmonella and it is very dangerous.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Lou Ann’s life was ruled by the fear of salmonella, to the extent that she claimed the only safe way to eat potato salad was to stick your head in the refrigerator and eat it in there.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • They used HeLa to test the effects of steroids, chemotherapy drugs, hormones, vitamins, and environmental stress; they infected them with tuberculosis, salmonella, and the bacterium that causes vaginitis.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • Any gram-negative infection, such as gono-coccus, meningeococcus, proteus, pseudomonas, salmonella, or shigella?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • She contracted salmonella when she was only three weeks old.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • There had been a problem with Salmonella contamination.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Salmonella.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • ) Typhoid fever, also characterized by a raging fever, red rash, vomiting, diarrhea, and excruciating abdominal pain, was caused by the bacillus Salmonella typhosa in contaminated food or water, usually the result of too little separation between sewage and drinking water.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • Turtles can sometimes carry salmonella.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family

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  • There were some other cases of salmonella from formula that had been reported, but we had also picked up a turtle on the side of the road coming home from church that day.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • 5 percent of the ground beef samples taken at processing plants were contaminated with Salmonella, 11.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • To be infected by most food-borne pathogens, such as Salmonella, you have to consume a fairly large dose — at least a million organisms.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Theno had previously helped Foster Farms, a family-owned poultry processor in California, eliminate most of the Salmonella from its birds.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In the summer and fall of 1999, a ground beef plant in Dallas, Texas, owned by Supreme Beef Processors failed a series of USDA tests for Salmonella.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Every year in the United States food tainted with Salmonella causes about 1.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Moreover, high levels of Salmonella in ground beef indicate high levels of fecal contamination.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Supreme Beef responded the next day by suing the USDA in federal court, claiming that Salmonella was a natural organism, not an adulterant.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • That slaughterhouse had repeatedly failed USDA tests for Salmonella.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Not long after the ruling, Supreme Beef failed another Salmonella test.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Sweden began a program to eliminate Salmonella from its livestock more than forty years ago.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • 1 percent of Swedish cattle harbor Salmonella, a proportion vastly lower than the rate in the United States.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Salmonella has been almost entirely eliminated from Swedish and Dutch eggs.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The tests showed that as much as 47 percent of the company’s ground beef contained Salmonella — a proportion five times higher than what USDA regulations allow.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Every year in the United States, however, more than half a million people become ill after eating eggs contaminated with Salmonella, and more than 300 people die.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Eggs are regulated by the FDA, but chickens are regulated by the USDA, and a lack of cooperation between the two agencies has hampered efforts to reduce the levels of Salmonella in American eggs.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Fish endorsed one of Supreme Beef’s central arguments: a ground beef processor should not be held responsible for the bacterial levels of meat that could easily have been tainted with Salmonella at a slaughterhouse.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • According to Dr. Neal D. Bernard, who heads the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, chicken manure may contain dangerous bacteria such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, parasites such as tapeworms and Giardia lamblia, antibiotic residues, arsenic, and heavy metals.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • On May 25, 2000, Judge Fish issued a decision in the Supreme Beef case, ruling that the presence of high levels of Salmonella in the plant’s ground beef was not proof that conditions there were "unsanitary?’
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   salmonella [6] , E. coli [6] , listeria [8] , campylobacter [9] , E. coli [6] , listeria [8] , campylobacter [9]
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