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Ex-Peanut Plant Head Says He Lied about Salmonella

posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:43 AM

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A former manager of a south Georgia peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak lied to federal investigators to protect the company he worked for but decided to come clean after realizing how many people... Full Story

Poultry Plants Linked to Outbreak Stay Open

posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:06 AM

The department threatened earlier this week to shut down the plants if Foster Farms did not prove that it had made enough changes. Full Story

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.

posted on August 2, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.
Bags of salad are at the center of the cyclospora outbreak according to health officials in a pair of Midwestern states. Health officials in Nebraska and Iowa say they've traced cases to prepackaged salad, but they haven't said which brand or... 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

USDA unveils new online food safety tool for farms

posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:50 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled a free online tool aimed at helping farmers lower their risk of contamination on the farm by generating customized food safety plans. 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

Market to Market (August 27, 2010)

posted on August 27, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Market to Market (August 27, 2010)
Full Program: A steer cloned from a previous winner is named 4H Grand Champion at the Iowa State Fair. Project Liberty, a cutting-edge biofuels plant begins its first large-scale cellulosic feedstock harvest. An outbreak of salmonella sickens thousands,... Full Story

Egg Recall Fallout Continues

posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:08 PM

Egg Recall Fallout Continues
The repercussions of a salmonella outbreak linked to a pair of Iowa egg producers continues to reverberate throughout the national economy. As grocery stores pull recalled egg cartons from shelves, poultry producers have braced for a consumer... Full Story

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