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Former Peanut Exec Gets 28 Years in Prison for Outbreak

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:08 PM

A former peanut company executive was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak, the stiffest punishment ever handed out to a producer in a food-borne illness case. Full Story

Arizona Lawsuit Filed over Salmonella Outbreak in Cucumbers

posted on September 11, 2015 at 2:38 PM

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there have been 341 reported cases of salmonella involving the garden-variety cucumbers since July 3 in 30 states with Arizona reporting 66 cases. Full Story

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

New Govt Standards Target Pathogens in Poultry Products

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey. The standards... Full Story

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

California chicken still linked to salmonella

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:36 PM

An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken producer continues to sicken people more than a year after it started. Despite the illnesses, producer Foster Farms has not initiated a recall, and the government has no... Full Story

Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Continuing

posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:32 AM

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) -- A salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn't over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico, federal health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in... 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

Salmonella outbreak linked to NM poultry hatchery

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:56 PM

A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday. Full Story

Iowa Egg Farms Settle Suit Over Salmonella Recalls

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM

The government has estimated that up to 62,000 people were sickened in the outbreak. Full Story

FDA Halts Operations At Peanut Butter Plant

posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:37 PM

41 people in 20 states were sickened by peanut butter manufactured at the plant. Full Story

Salmonella Confirmed in Peanut Butter Plant

posted on October 5, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Health officials have confirmed the presence of salmonella in a jar of peanut butter found in a victim's home. Full Story

Ind. farm linked to salmonella pulls watermelons

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:42 PM

An Indiana farm linked to a salmonella outbreak from cantaloupe that killed two people has now pulled its watermelons from the market. Full Story

After salmonella outbreak, egg mogul will quit his farms

posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:38 PM

A ruthless entrepreneur who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations from scratch even as he racked up environmental and labor violations is quitting the business after one scandal proved too much to overcome: a nationwide... Full Story

Cargill resumes turkey production at Ark. plant

posted on August 19, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has resumed production of ground turkey at an Arkansas plant linked to a salmonella outbreak. Full Story
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