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Almost 46 tons of raw ground turkey recalled for link to Salmonella Reading outbreak

ALMOST 46 TONS OF RAW GROUND TURKEY RECALLED FOR LINK TO SALMONELLA READING OUTBREAK

Barron, WS-based Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales LLC late Thursday recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated...

CDC renews JBS beef warning; 100 more sick as outbreak expands to 25 states

CDC RENEWS JBS BEEF WARNING; 100 MORE SICK AS OUTBREAK EXPANDS TO 25 STATES

The only good thing that can be said about the multi-state Salmonella Newport outbreak is that so far, no one has died. The federal...

 
 
 
Romaine outbreak: Where should we go from here? Forward together

ROMAINE OUTBREAK: WHERE SHOULD WE GO FROM HERE? FORWARD TOGETHER

Opinion Editor's note: Michael Taylor and Lauren Bush, co-chairs of the STOP Foodborne Illness board, combined efforts to write this...

Reality of our world: Money trumps altruism in the quest for safer poultry

REALITY OF OUR WORLD: MONEY TRUMPS ALTRUISM IN THE QUEST FOR SAFER POULTRY

Opinion Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part opinion piece. To read part one,

 
 
 
Don't wait - Add ‘The Poison Squad' by Deborah Blum to your reading list

DON'T WAIT - ADD ‘THE POISON SQUAD' BY DEBORAH BLUM TO YOUR READING LIST

Book Review “Regulation is bad for business.” It's an all-too-common refrain, but not exclusively a modern one. Most people, when asked...

FDA confirms recalled Duncan Hines cake mixes were produced in the U.S

FDA CONFIRMS RECALLED DUNCAN HINES CAKE MIXES WERE PRODUCED IN THE U.S

It is not yet known whether the strain of Salmonella Agbeni that has infected people in at least three states is resistant to antibiotics....

 
 
 

MORE CONFIRMED ILL IN OUTBREAK LINKED TO FRESH CUCUMBERS; NO RECALL YET

As the patient count continues to increase, investigators in Canada are looking look for clues in an ongoing Salmonella Infantis outbreak...

Research shows STEC decline in Netherlands; report criteria likely a factor

RESEARCH SHOWS STEC DECLINE IN NETHERLANDS; REPORT CRITERIA LIKELY A FACTOR

Shiga toxin producing E. coli infections are at the lowest level since 2009, according to Dutch surveillance statistics. In 2017, 393...

 
 
 
Study identifies rate of outbreaks linked to produce in Brazil

STUDY IDENTIFIES RATE OF OUTBREAKS LINKED TO PRODUCE IN BRAZIL

Almost 3,000 people fell ill and nearly 350 were hospitalized in 30 produce-related outbreaks over a six-year period in Brazil, according...

Unsafe food in LMICs costs $110 billion a year - World Bank

UNSAFE FOOD IN LMICS COSTS $110 BILLION A YEAR - WORLD BANK

The impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each...

 
 
 
The JBS/Salmonella Newport outbreak more than doubles in size

THE JBS/SALMONELLA NEWPORT OUTBREAK MORE THAN DOUBLES IN SIZE

Since the Oct. 4 recall by JBS in Tolleson, AZ of almost 7 million pounds of raw, non-intact beef for possible Salmonella Newport contamination,...

SMRT Sequencing and a Bit of Luck Help Swiss Microbiologists Solve Decades-Old Mystery

SMRT SEQUENCING AND A BIT OF LUCK HELP SWISS MICROBIOLOGISTS SOLVE DECADES-OLD MYSTERY

It's a murder mystery of massive proportion, albeit on a miniature scale: Male-killing among several species of insects, caused by...

 
 
 

EFSA ASSESSES AVIAN INFLUENZA RISK FROM RAW POULTRY AND EGGS

The probability of infection by low pathogenic avian influenza through eating contaminated raw poultry meat or raw table eggs is “negligible”,...

CUCUMBERS SUSPECTED IN SALMONELLA ILLNESSES ON BOTH SIDES OF BORDER

Salmonella Infantis has sickened Canadians in five provinces, according to Public Health Canada. The likely cause has not been identified...

 
 
 
As Walmart, Trader Joe's, and Whole Foods recall salads, here's what a food-poisoning expert says you should avoid buying

AS WALMART, TRADER JOE'S, AND WHOLE FOODS RECALL SALADS, HERE'S WHAT A FOOD-POISONING EXPERT SAYS YOU SHOULD AVOID BUYING

Salads from Walmart, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's have been recalled due to listeria and salmonella concerns. This is just the latest...

EU agencies practice response to multi-country foodborne outbreak

EU AGENCIES PRACTICE RESPONSE TO MULTI-COUNTRY FOODBORNE OUTBREAK

Five European food safety agencies have met to practice response to an emergency food safety incident. The Federal Office of Consumer...

 
 
 
At least one ill in Canada; PediaSure, Ensure, other nutrition drinks recalled

AT LEAST ONE ILL IN CANADA; PEDIASURE, ENSURE, OTHER NUTRITION DRINKS RECALLED

The maker of some of North America's best known “dense nutrition” liquids, which are frequently used for young children and elderly...

Austria reports Hepatitis A cases match strain in Swedish outbreak

AUSTRIA REPORTS HEPATITIS A CASES MATCH STRAIN IN SWEDISH OUTBREAK

Austria has become part of a multi-country Hepatitis A outbreak with 31 confirmed cases linked to frozen strawberries imported from...

 
 
 
More retail locations disclosed in 6.9 million pound JBS ground beef recall

MORE RETAIL LOCATIONS DISCLOSED IN 6.9 MILLION POUND JBS GROUND BEEF RECALL

Federal officials continue to compile and release the names of retail locations that sold some of the 6.9 million pounds of recalled...

Novel 3-in-1 Vaccine Can Fight Against Traveler's Diarrhea

NOVEL 3-IN-1 VACCINE CAN FIGHT AGAINST TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

Novel vaccine is discovered to fight against the three chief pathogens that cause traveler's diarrhea and the deaths of kids in developing...