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Before a U.S. farm voluntarily recalled 207 million eggs, government inspectors found rodents scurrying in manure pits, equipment that was coated with grime and food debris, and outside a swarm of “large flying insects too...
About 53 people have been reported sickened in 16 states since March 13, the CDC said. Thirty-one of those ill have been hospitalized. Five of them developed a type of kidney failure associated with an E. coli illness called...
April 16, 2018 22 illnesses prompts largest shell egg recall since 2010Source: Food Safety News
Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, IN late Friday recalled 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young...
Source: Miami Herald
The Centers for Disease Control said it has traced the problem to a romaine lettuce supplier in Yuma, Arizona. The agency recommends that households throw out the romaine lettuce and that diners refrain from romaine lettuce in...
Socioeconomics play a significant role in attitudes about food – especially concerns about safety and purchasing behavior. And higher income doesn’t always correlate with informed choices. On the contrary, our research shows that...
April 12, 2018 Investigation underway in multistate E. coli outbreakSource: CNN
Health officials are working to find the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 individuals in seven states over the past four weeks. Six of those infected have been hospitalized.
April 11, 2018 These fruits, vegetables grown in Indiana are on 'Dirty Dozen' list of produce with most pesticidesSource: INDY star
At the top of the "Dirty Dozen" list are strawberries, spinach and nectarines. And several items commonly grown in Indiana — including tomatoes, apples and potatoes — also find themselves on the report's "Dirty Dozen."
Las Vegas–based Triangle Pharmanaturals "refused to cooperate with FDA," the agency said, even though its products are contaminated with salmonella. About 87 people in 35 states have gotten sick from salmonella bacteria, and 27...
Source: Washington Post
Storm clouds are brewing in California’s coffee cups. Companies across the state will have to add a cancer-warning label to coffee, a judge ruled this week, because the drink contains a chemical called acrylamide.
Bath toys pose an interesting link between flexible plastic materials, potable water, external microbial and nutrient contamination, and potentially vulnerable end-users. H
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