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Salmonella Outbreak

5 Things You Should Know About The Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Chicken

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds — maybe thousands — of antibiotic-resistant salmonella illnesses are linked to a California chicken producer. The out...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Foster Farms Chicken Widens

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) - Another 50 people have suffered salmonella poisoning linked to Foster Farms chicken, bringing the total to 574 cases ...

Alissa Scheller

Here's What Raw Milk Advocates Forget To Mention

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The chance of getting sick from drinking raw milk or products made from it is 150 times greater than from pasteurized milk, but that isn't stopping a ...

Costco Recalls Chicken After Salmonella Poisoning

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.14.2013 | San Francisco

A Costco store in South San Francisco has recalled nearly 40,000 pounds of rotisserie chicken and chicken products that may have been contaminated wit...

Government Shutdown Harms the Public Health

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lynn R. Goldman

Most serious are the long-term public health and safety consequences of this government shutdown. The CDC, for example, announced a suspension of its annual seasonal flu activities just as influenza season kicked off.

Nearly 300 People Sickened By Salmonella-Tainted Chicken

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Health officials urged consumers to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions after an 18-s...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To New Mexico Poultry Hatchery

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living

SANTA FE, N.M. — A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and ot...

Cucumbers Give 73 Across Country Salmonella

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Watch out, cucumber fans: your favorite raw vegetable has been tied to an outbreak of salmonella. Marler Blog reported on Thursday that 73 people i...

Peanut Officials INDICTED Over Salmonella Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted former officials of Peanut Corp of America in connection with a 2009 outbreak of sa...

What Is Good for Consumers Is Good for Business

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

For food producers, the impetus to produce the most food products at the lowest cost looms heavy. However, the motivation to ensure the safety of the products being sold should carry equal importance, if not more.

Smoked Salmon Sickens Hundreds

AP | MIKE CORDER and CANDICE CHOI | Posted 12.02.2012 | Home

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands, authorities said, sparking ma...

Mango Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Over 100

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in 16 states and has been...

FDA Names Cantaloupe Farm Tied To Deadly Outbreak

AP | Associated Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Home

OWENSVILLE, Ind. — Health officials say a farm in southwestern Indiana was the source of at least some of the salmonella-contaminated cantaloupe...

Cantaloupes Linked To Deadly Outbreak AGAIN

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Home

Aug 17 (Reuters) - A salmonella outbreak blamed on cantaloupe grown in Indiana has killed two people in Kentucky and sickened some 150 people in the...

Egg Company Warned Of Salmonella Prior To Massive Outbreak

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- An Iowa State University scientist found evidence that sick hens at farms owned by an Iowa egg producer were "almost certainly" lay...

Unpasteurized Tempeh Sicks 60 With Rare Salmonella Strain

Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

The number of people sickened by a rare strain of salmonella linked to unpasteurized tempeh has risen to 60, Food Safety News reports. The tempeh, ...

Spicy Tuna Sushi Linked To 20-State Salmonella Outbreak

AP | WILL LESTER | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A yellowfin tuna product used to make dishes like sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores has been linked with an outbr...

Spicy Tuna Sushi Likely Culprit In 19-State Salmonella Outbreak

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of...

Joe Satran

Woman Sues Taco Bell After Contracting Salmonella

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Leah Smith, a 22-year-old Oklahoma woman, filed a lawsuit against Taco Bell on February 17, alleging that the fast-food chain was responsible for the ...

¡Ay Caramba! Taco Bell Revealed As Source Of Salmonella Outbreak

Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

Earlier this week, HuffPost Food wrote that Food Safety News had been investigating an unusually large outbreak of salmonella originating at an unname...

Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Egg Mogul To Leave Company

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A ruthless businessman who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations from scratch even as he racked up envir...

Gaping Holes In Egg Oversight Remain One Year After Massive Recall

Posted 10.29.2011 | Home

Last August, officials recalled a shocking 380 million eggs from an Iowa producer when they were found to harbor salmonella bacteria. Since then, it h...

Deadly Serious: Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella Free to Be in Your Food

Wendy Gordon | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Wendy Gordon

In what country is it legal for deadly salmonella to be in your food? Um, well, there may be others, but I am sure of only one, the United States.

Every Mother's Nightmare: Bacteria in Recalled Ground Turkey Is Resistant to Antibiotics

Laurie David | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Laurie David

It is maddening that our so-called "food safety system" is designed to protect giant food corporations more than individuals.

Cargill's Tainted Turkey: Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 10.05.2011 | Home
Andrew Gunther

My concern is that this outbreak is yet another stark warning that we are on the verge of a world where antibiotics will no longer work, and where common bacterial diseases will once again kill unabated.