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There's an Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella That Contaminated Chicken in 29 States

THERE'S AN ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT SALMONELLA THAT CONTAMINATED CHICKEN IN 29 STATES

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention revealed on Oct. 17 that they were investigating an antibiotic-resistant salmonella...

CDC: Multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken products

CDC: MULTISTATE OUTBREAK OF MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT SALMONELLA INFECTIONS LINKED TO RAW CHICKEN PRODUCTS

Outbreak highlights: Ninety-two people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis have been reported from 29 states. Twenty-one...

 
 
 
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...

Bacteria that cause diarrhoea survive the high temperatures used in hospital laundries

BACTERIA THAT CAUSE DIARRHOEA SURVIVE THE HIGH TEMPERATURES USED IN HOSPITAL LAUNDRIES

Researchers from De Montfort University found that C.difficile spores are present at levels sufficient to cause an outbreak even after...

 
 
 
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...

World leaders try fighting a global pandemic of drug-resistant E. coli at

WORLD LEADERS TRY FIGHTING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC OF DRUG-RESISTANT E. COLI AT

The UK led an event in Argentina yesterday in which health experts from around the world came together for a simulation of how governments...

 
 
 
6.5 Million Pounds Of Beef Have Been Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

6.5 MILLION POUNDS OF BEEF HAVE BEEN RECALLED DUE TO SALMONELLA RISK

At least 57 people have become ill following a possible outbreak of salmonella stemming from Arizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson...

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...

 
 
 
Ready-to-eat ham recalled amid deadly listeria outbreak

READY-TO-EAT HAM RECALLED AMID DEADLY LISTERIA OUTBREAK

More than 89,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination,

CDC weighs in on Salmonella Newport Outbreak tied to JBS Tolleson

CDC WEIGHS IN ON SALMONELLA NEWPORT OUTBREAK TIED TO JBS TOLLESON

As of October 4, 2018, 57 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 16 states. A list...

 
 
 
Recall Alert! 6.5 Million Pounds of Beef Could Be Contaminated With Salmonella

RECALL ALERT! 6.5 MILLION POUNDS OF BEEF COULD BE CONTAMINATED WITH SALMONELLA

Check your refrigerators and freezers, folks, because a whopping 6.5 million pounds of beef have been recalled due to a possible salmonella...

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,...

From Food Safety News - New edition of ‘Poisoned' by the prolific Jeff Benedict shipped by publishers

FROM FOOD SAFETY NEWS - NEW EDITION OF ‘POISONED' BY THE PROLIFIC JEFF BENEDICT SHIPPED BY PUBLISHERS

From Food Safety News: By Dan Flynn on September 24, 2018 A new edition of “Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak...

 
 
 
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,...

The FDA - One Part of the Trump Administration that is Working for Consumers

THE FDA - ONE PART OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION THAT IS WORKING FOR CONSUMERS

I have been a frequent advocate for more transparency at the FDA when it comes to outbreaks and recalls - especially of Class I Recalls...