It Was the Egg Salad

The US Food and Drug Administration is asking food companies to submit samples of pathogens found in their plants to beef up a database of foodborne disease, Reuters reports.

By sequencing Listeria, Salmonella, and other foodborne pathogen strains isolated from sick patients and comparing them to those in a database, FDA can more quickly trace the bug back to its potential source.

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