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UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Tuna recalled after salmonella outbreak that sickened one in Spokane County

A Spokane County resident was one of four people in Washington reportedly sickened by salmonella linked to tuna, according to the Washington state Department of Health.


Salmonella cases linked to hedgehogs spread to more states, CDC warns

Two months after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised people not to “kiss or snuggle hedgehogs” because of a salmonella outbreak, the federal health agency announced that six …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Jennie-O recalls more than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey in widening salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw turkey because of possible salmonella contamination, the Agriculture Department says.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7:02 p.m.

More U.S. beef being recalled over salmonella fears

An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.


Why a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.


Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.


‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states.


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.


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …