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Whole Foods Recalls Chicken And Pasta Salad Due To Listeria Risk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Whole Foods has recalled 230 pounds of curry chicken salad and pasta salad due to potential listeria contamination. The grocer issued the recall after...

Your Caramel Apple Might Be Teeming With Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Caramel-covered apples are a tasty fall treat. Unfortunately, this staple of autumnal fairs and Halloween parties may also be a welcome...

Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Over Listeria Contamination

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Whole Foods is recalling Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese, a product that was sold in stores nationwide, because it could be contaminated with ...

Soft Cheese Is Recalled After One Listeriosis Death, 23 Other Illnesses

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

One person is dead and 23 others have been sickened due to an outbreak of listeriosis, a type of food poisoning caused by the bacterium Lis...

Frozen Corn Recall For Listeria Contamination Affects 15 States

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Frozen corn made by Bonduelle USA, Inc. is being recalled in 15 states because contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes was ...

Looking For The Safest, Healthiest Pet Food? Good Luck With That.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Eight years ago, thousands of dogs and cats died after being poisoned by tainted food. The world's biggest pet food companies pulled more than 100 di...

The Good News About E. Coli Food Poisoning

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers, the government reported Thursday. T...

Blue Bell Will Lay Off A Third Of Its Workers After Listeria Outbreak

AP | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business

By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of lis...

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Joins Potential Listeria Contamination List

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Just days after Blue Bell Creameries issued a massive recall, another ice cream melts away in the name of Listeria. On Thursday, Jeni's Splendid Ic...

Blue Bell Recalls All Products Over Listeria Concerns

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business

HOUSTON (AP) — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to...

Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Fears

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business


New Study Reveals Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the 50 million Americans who have suffered from food poisoning each year, chances are you're not entirely sure what caused it. Perhap...

Fruit Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

UPDATE (Aug. 5): Wawona Packing Co. has expanded its voluntary recall of fruits to products that were packed from June 1, 2014 through July 17, "becau...

CDC's Top 10: Five for 2013, Five for 2014

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Despite the cuts, we continue to protect and improve the health of individuals, families, our communities, our country and of people across the globe. It's our passion and what makes us feel so fortunate to do the work we do.

Outsourcing Food Inspection Is Too Hard to Swallow

Donald Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Donald Cohen

American public institutions have a long track record of keeping our food disease-free. Yet as this service is increasingly outsourced to for-profit corporations, it is leading to repeated oversight failures that have caused illness and even death.

Farmers Tied To Listeria Outbreak Plead Guilty

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business

DENVER — DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people pleaded guilty on Tu...

Popular Brand Recalls Thousands Of Pounds Of Meat On Listeria Fears

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business

MILWAUKEE -- Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee has recalled 19,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products because of possible Listeria bacteria...

Little-Used Charges Employed In Cantaloupe Listeria Case

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

DENVER — Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable grower...

Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

DENVER — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people...

1 In 5 People Infected With Listeria Die, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living

In the last few years, as many as one in five people infected with Listeria died as a result of their infection. The shocking figure comes from a new ...

Don't Let Food Safety Reform Go Down the Disposal

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While many worthy policies and programs need funding, it's hard to think of any more universally necessary than protecting our nation's food supply. The sequestration means, however, the FDA will be forced to reduce the number of inspections it conducts.

Company Recalls 468,000 Pounds Of Meat Over Bacteria Concerns

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Louisiana-based meat packing company has expanded a recall of meat products because of possib...

In the Public Interest: Danger on Our Dinner Tables

Nasima Hossain | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Nasima Hossain

Sequestration is one of the hottest topics in D.C. right now, but one consequence that has been largely overlooked is the impact that these budget cuts would have on our dinner tables and our health.

The Worst Food Safety Disasters Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

From widespread salmonella outbreaks involving peanuts and cantaloupe to the discovery of mad cow disease in a California dairy cow, it's been quite a...

Grocery Chain Recalls 45 Cake Varieties Due To Listeria Risk

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.16.2012 | Home

Publix supermarkets in several Florida counties have pulled 45 varieties of cake from shelves because they may be contaminated with Listeria bacteria....