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CDC Researching Bacterial DNA to Minimize Food Poisoning Outbreaks

posted on August 21, 2015 at 5:42 PM

 CDC Researching Bacterial DNA to Minimize Food Poisoning Outbreaks
The nation’s top disease detectives are betting genetic clues could help combat food poisoning outbreaks. Full Story

Inspection found no problem at Oklahoma ice cream plant

posted on April 10, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Days after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a "great job," according to a copy of the... Full Story

Most wrongful-death lawsuits settled in listeria outbreak

posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:03 PM

A Denver judge wrapped up most of the wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 140 others. Full Story

Safeway Pulls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Scare

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Safeway says it has pulled prepackaged caramel apples from its shelves. The statement came a day after the family of a person who died from a listeria infection linked to the fruit sued the grocery company. Full Story

Company Recalls 16 Varieties Of Cheese After Death

posted on February 28, 2014 at 11:52 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. Full Story

Farmers Tied to Listeria Outbreak Plead Guilty

posted on October 25, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people pleaded guilty on Tuesday to misdemeanor charges. Full Story

Two Colorado Cantaloupe Farmers Plead Guilty After Listeria Outbreak

posted on October 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers plan to plead guilty under a deal with federal prosecutors in connection with the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in the nation's deadliest case of foodborne illness in a quarter century. Full Story

Colorado Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:03 PM

A number of lawsuits were filed by people who were sickened or who had a family member die after the outbreak. Full Story

FDA Proposing Biggest Change in Decades

posted on January 11, 2013 at 4:06 PM

FDA Proposing Biggest Change in Decades
Late last week, the Food and Drug Administration proposed two new food safety rules it hopes will help prevent foodborne illness. The proposed rules implement the landmark Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA signed into law two years ago by... Full Story

CDC reports incidents of tainted ricotta cheese

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:47 PM

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death. Full Story

Minnesota food company recalls eggs in 34 states

posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:13 PM

A Minnesota food company said Friday it is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states after testing revealed some may be contaminated with listeria. Full Story

Listeria Outbreak Expected to Continue

posted on September 30, 2011 at 4:08 PM

Listeria Outbreak Expected to Continue
Cantaloupe illnesses and deaths expected to rise with recent listeria outbreak. Full Story

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