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This Food Safety Expert Says Chipotle Is 'Focused On Bulls**t'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business

It’s been six months since the start of Chipotle’s food safety crisis -- a series of six outbreaks that have sickened at least 500 people...

Chipotle Is Closing All Restaurants Next Month For A Food Safety Meeting

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business

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Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Broadens To 9 States

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

The E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has expanded to three more states, bringing the total to nine, and 47 of the 52 people sick...

At Least 19 Sickened With E.coli Linked To Costco Chicken Salad

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Nov 24 (Reuters) - At least 19 people may have been infected by E.coli after eating rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores, ...

Scientists Generate Renewable Propane From Common Gut Bacterium

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green

LONDON (Reuters) - British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intest...

Beef Recalled Due To Possible E.Coli Contamination

Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Time to check out the label on your ground beef. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a Kansas company has recalled approximately 50,00...

Recalled Food May Have Been Served In Schools

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food recalled amid an E. coli scare may have been served in schools, according to the company ...

More Frozen Food Products Recalled Over Possible E. Coli Contamination

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Rich Products Corp. is now recalling all of its frozen snack foods produced at its Waycross, Ga., plant. The Buffalo, N.Y., company ...

3 Steps the FDA Can Take in 2013 to Show It Is Protecting Americans From Harm

Peter Lehner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

For as welcome as the new food safety programs are, the FDA is still plagued with problems. It moves at a glacial pace in the face of pressing health hazards, like its three-decade-long refusal to act on its own findings that the use of antibiotics in livestock feed threatens human health.

The Distinct Roles of Selection, Horizontal Transfer and Natural Genetic Engineering in Dangerous Superbug Evolution

James A. Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

There is no evolutionary phenomenon we understand better than multiple antibiotic resistance in bacteria. It has been occurring virtually synchronously with the development of molecular genetics for 60 years.

Cock-A-Doodle Poo: What's Really In Our Chicken Meat

Kathy Freston | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

I've known for a long time that chicken can be toxic, but an April article in the New York Times showed that almost half of the chicken in grocery stores is contaminated by E coli, which researchers say is an indicator of fecal contamination.

6-State E. Coli Outbreak May Be Over, CDC Says

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home

By David Beasley ATLANTA, June 25 (Reuters) - A mysterious outbreak from a strain of E.coli bacteria may be over despite the number of people s...

6-State E. Coli Outbreak Sickens 14, Kills 1

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

ATLANTA — A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses, including a child's death, health officials say...

3 Children Hospitalized For E. Coli

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home

FRESNO, Calif. — State officials on Wednesday upheld a recall and quarantine of raw milk products from a California dairy after three children w...

E. Coli Sickens 14

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

ST. LOUIS -- Health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 14 people this week in St. Louis and the surrounding county. St...

Tyson Recalls Ground Beef

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

CINCINNATI — Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produce...

Michele Bachmann Bashes Federal Regulations On Food Industry

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A week after the Agriculture Department announced wider testing for potentially deadly E. coli in meat, Republican presidential ca...

Antibiotic Resistance: Consider the Source

Andrew Gunther | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home
Andrew Gunther

When it comes to matters of global human health, surely honesty and transparency must always prevail? Unfortunately, history tells us otherwise.

Grocery Stores Recall Tainted Beef

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Home

DODGE CITY, Kan. -- At least three major grocery store chains have recalled some of their ground beef packages because they could be contaminated with...

European E. Coli Confirmed In Arizona Death

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

ATLANTA -- Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe. The Centers for Disease Control an...

Protect the Public Fom Tainted Produce? Outrageous!

Alex Formuzis | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home
Alex Formuzis

The produce industry, fresh off a failed attempt to get the federal government to fuzz up the results of its annual tests for pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables, is at it again.

Seeds Blamed For Europe E. Coli Outbreak Still On Sale

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

LONDON — Egyptian sprout seeds blamed for a massive and deadly E. coli outbreak are still on the market and were shipped to more European countr...

Why It Takes So Long To Find The Source Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home
Barbara Kowalcyk

Investigating foodborne illness is a really tough thing to do. It takes a lot of time, rarely follows a linear path and often is unsuccessful. It's not surprising, since the deck is stacked against the investigator.

New USDA Food Safety Ad Campaign: Clean, Cook, Chill, Separate

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 08.28.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Clean. Cook. Chill. Separate. That's the message of a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling in the wake...

Arizona Death May Be Linked To European E. Coli

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.23.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — The death of an Arizona man who recently visited Germany may be linked to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe, health officials said...