Stories tagged: salmonella
Sun., June 24, 2018
Food recalls explained: Why it seems like food contamination is on the rise
The recent spate of outbreaks of food-borne illnesses raises food-safety questions. Here’s a primer on what you need to know.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Dozens sickened in new salmonella outbreak, this time traced to pre-cut melons
At least 60 people have been sickened and dozens have been hospitalized with salmonella after tainted pre-cut melons were distributed to stores such as Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Whole Foods …
Tue., April 3, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
FDA orders recall of salmonella-tainted herbal supplement
A Las Vegas company was ordered to pull its herbal supplements off the market because some of its products tested positive for salmonella, part of a nationwide outbreak linked to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Salmonella outbreak linked to plant stimulant kratom hits Spokane
A nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to the plant stimulant kratom has sickened a Spokane County man, the Washington Department of Health said Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Agencies investigate pet food company over contamination
State and federal authorities are investigating a raw pet food company based in a Seattle suburb after finding a pattern of salmonella and listeria contamination in its products.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Salmonella outbreak in Washington, Oregon tied to fruit
Washington state health officials say a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut fruit sold at Washington and Oregon grocery stores has sickened 18 people.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Clark County among first in U.S. to link salmonella outbreak to tuna
Clark County Public Health officials were among the first to identify a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tuna loins and tuna steaks.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Salmonella found in raw milk from Granger’s Pride and Joy dairy; no illnesses reported
The state Department of Agriculture is advising consumers not to drink raw milk from Pride and Joy Dairy in Granger after a sample of the milk tested positive for 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 …