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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...

 
 
 
No word on what stores, restaurants sold ice cream recalled for Listeria

NO WORD ON WHAT STORES, RESTAURANTS SOLD ICE CREAM RECALLED FOR LISTERIA

A week after an ice cream company recalled two flavors, little information is available about a person who recently developed an infection...

The most common causes of foodborne illness outbreaks

THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS OUTBREAKS

And how to lower your risk Contaminated foods and beverages sicken an estimated 48 million Americans each year. The five bugs most...

 
 
 
Food banks across the country increasingly focusing on food safety

FOOD BANKS ACROSS THE COUNTRY INCREASINGLY FOCUSING ON FOOD SAFETY

We get our food from all sorts of places - grocery stores, restaurants, farms, relatives, our own gardens - and sometimes community...

Treating virulent strain of Salmonella as adulterant in largest beef recall in history

TREATING VIRULENT STRAIN OF SALMONELLA AS ADULTERANT IN LARGEST BEEF RECALL IN HISTORY

Yesterday's big beef recall is the largest in history for possible Salmonella contamination, says retired USDA microbiologist Carl...

 
 
 
CDC, FDA urge public to look for Gravel Ridge eggs; more states report illnesses

CDC, FDA URGE PUBLIC TO LOOK FOR GRAVEL RIDGE EGGS; MORE STATES REPORT ILLNESSES

During the past three weeks public health officers confirmed another two dozen people with Salmonella Enteritidis infections in an...

Canada's deadly Salmonella outbreak spurs another recall

CANADA'S DEADLY SALMONELLA OUTBREAK SPURS ANOTHER RECALL

Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain $10 brand frozen “Chicken Fries” from the marketplace because of possible Salmonella contamination,...

 
 
 
Dave Theno Fellow: Emily Forauer pursues food safety advances in the lab

DAVE THENO FELLOW: EMILY FORAUER PURSUES FOOD SAFETY ADVANCES IN THE LAB

Opinion Editor's note: This is the final piece in a series of articles and opinion columns we have published in recognition of September...

Ice cream maker expands recall; stops production because of Listeria

ICE CREAM MAKER EXPANDS RECALL; STOPS PRODUCTION BECAUSE OF LISTERIA

A micro-creamery owner has closed up shop until further notice because state testing found Listeria monocytogenes in his company's...

 
 
 
CDC declares Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak is over; warning continues

CDC DECLARES HONEY SMACKS SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IS OVER; WARNING CONTINUES

The CDC has declared the Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak traced to Kellogg's Honey Smacks is over, with 135 having been confirmed infected,...

Cargill's 66 million tons of recalled beef for E. coli contamination went everywhere

CARGILL'S 66 MILLION TONS OF RECALLED BEEF FOR E. COLI CONTAMINATION WENT EVERYWHERE

Just as the late, great Johnny Cash once sang about having traveled every road in the land, those 66 tons of ground beef recalled on...

 
 
 
The Food Safety Coach - Finding my passion through food poisoning

THE FOOD SAFETY COACH - FINDING MY PASSION THROUGH FOOD POISONING

Contributed Looking back, food safety and sports went hand in hand throughout my entire life; I always fueled myself for optimal function...

FDA wants Rose Acre Farm Inc. to clean up its NC shell egg farm

FDA WANTS ROSE ACRE FARM INC. TO CLEAN UP ITS NC SHELL EGG FARM

You would be correct if you assumed a lot of cleanup would be required after a 10-state outbreak of Salmonella braenderup that last...

 
 
 
Detected Salmonella outbreaks double in Denmark

DETECTED SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS DOUBLE IN DENMARK

There were double the amount of Salmonella outbreaks detected in Denmark last year compared to 2016, according to the 2017 annual report...

Victim says education would have made a difference, and it still can

VICTIM SAYS EDUCATION WOULD HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE, AND IT STILL CAN

Opinion Editor's note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food...