Stories tagged: salmonella
Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
U.S. salmonella outbreak is linked to papayas from Mexico
U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Conagra recalling spaghetti and meatball products
Conagra is recalling more than 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products because they were misbranded and contain milk, an allergen that wasn’t listed on the label.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Salmonella outbreak reaches 14 more people in Montana
A salmonella outbreak across the country has hit 14 more people in Montana.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
The U.S. government’s latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Holiday Twinkies, Palmer candy treats recalled on salmonella risk
Some holiday Twinkies and Palmer Candy treats have been recalled because they may contain a milk powder contaminated with salmonella.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Drug-resistant salmonella linked to Wisconsin calves
Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Court backs jail time for egg executives in salmonella case
A federal appeals court has upheld jail sentences for two egg industry executives whose Iowa company caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Investigator: FDA still taking months to recall tainted food
Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
FDA egg inspections resume, after halt from bird flu outbreak
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after they were suspended due to the nation’s worst bird flu …
Mon., April 25, 2016, noon
CVS recalls organic tea because of possible salmonella
CVS Pharmacy has recalled select cartons of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea, which was sold in CVS stores nationally, because of possible salmonella contamination, the drugstore chain announced …
Tue., March 17, 2015
Soft, adorable, lovable, but also very dangerous
Remember, don’t nuzzle and kiss those cute fuzzy chicks, ducklings and bunnies filling farm and pet stores in anticipation of spring and Easter. Although soft, adorable and loveable, these babies …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2013
Death linked to pet hedgehog
A Spokane man in his 90s is the first person to die in a national outbreak of salmonella infection that’s been traced to contact with hedgehogs, the Spokane Regional Health …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, 2:09 p.m.
Spokane man dead in Salmonella outbreak tied to hedgehogs
A Spokane man in his 90s is the first person to die in a national outbreak of Salmonella that’s been traced to contact with hedgehogs, the Spokane Regional Health District …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2012
Year after FDA blamed outbreak on Evergreen Produce, founders still baffled
BONNERS FERRY – When agents from the federal Food and Drug Administration knocked on the door of Nadine Scharf’s North Idaho sprout-growing business last summer, she had no problem letting …
Wed., July 27, 2011, 4:05 p.m.
No trace of salmonella at N. Idaho sprouts plant
Tests at a North Idaho sprouts plant failed to turn up traces of salmonella after the government in June linked an outbreak of food-borne salmonella poisoning to two types of …
Mon., June 27, 2011, 3:44 p.m.
FDA warns consumers not to eat Evergreen sprouts
A small food company in the northernmost reaches of Idaho is reeling in the wake of a salmonella outbreak that federal and state health investigators suspect may have come from …
Fri., June 24, 2011, 6:05 p.m.
Salmonella cases may be linked to sprouts grown in North Idaho
Alfalfa sprouts grown in North Idaho may be to blame for an outbreak of salmonella in the Inland Northwest, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Idaho public …
Thu., Aug. 19, 2010, 1:41 p.m.
Illnesses multiply as egg recall expands
A salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds and led to a nationwide recall of hundreds of millions of eggs from one Iowa firm will likely grow, federal health officials said today. …
Sat., April 18, 2009, 9:50 p.m.
Mixed nuts recalled amid salmonella fear
Nature’s World LLC is recalling 88 cases of NW Delights Deluxe Mixed Nuts distributed to retail stores and sold in retail store bulk bins because the products may be contaminated …
Fri., April 3, 2009
Spice brands latest salmonella-related recalls
Public health officials are widening a recall of spices produced by a California company associated with a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 42 people in four states, including Washington. Union …
Tue., March 31, 2009, 7:51 a.m.
FDA: Avoid pistachios amid salmonella scare
Federal food officials are warning people not to eat any food containing pistachios because of possible contamination by salmonella, in another food scare sure to rattle consumers already upset by …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2009
Peanut products sicken residents
Two people in Spokane have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning directly linked to tainted peanut products that have led to expansive food recalls and a criminal investigation. Health officials …
Wed., Feb. 25, 2009, 9:11 p.m.
Recalled peanut butter blamed for illnesses in Spokane
Two people in Spokane have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning directly linked to tainted peanut products that have led to expansive food recalls and a criminal investigation.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Peanut executive mum before House hearing
WASHINGTON – As salmonella illness began spreading across the country last fall, the owner of a Georgia peanut company that was causing the outbreak railed against the cost and delays …
Wed., Feb. 11, 2009, 10:14 a.m.
Peanut company owner refuses to testify
The owner of a peanut company refused to testify to Congress on Wednesday amid the disclosure that he urged his workers to ship bacteria-tainted products, pleading with federal health officials …
Wed., Feb. 4, 2009, 11:57 a.m.
Fred Meyer joins recall of peanut products
Fred Meyer stores posted more recalls to its Web site on Wednesday for grocery items made with peanut products as part of a national recall related to the Peanut Corporation …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2009
Peanut Corp. may face charges
WASHINGTON – Federal health officials opened a criminal investigation Friday into the Georgia peanut-processing plant at the center of the national salmonella outbreak. President Barack Obama pledged stricter oversight of …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009
Check peanut items, health officials warn
Idaho health officials are asking residents to check for peanut butter crackers and other products amid a nationwide salmonella outbreak. Food recalls now apply to more than 400 products, including …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009
Peanut recall grows at unsanitary plant
WASHINGTON – The salmonella outbreak spawned one of the largest-ever product recalls Wednesday by a Georgia peanut plant where federal inspectors reported finding roaches, mold, a leaking roof and other …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2009
Plant knew of contamination, feds say
WASHINGTON – The Georgia peanut plant linked to a salmonella outbreak that has killed eight people and sickened another 500 across the country knowingly shipped out contaminated peanut butter 12 …