Health officials say four infants in Texas have developed botulism poisoning after consuming honey. The children, all less than a year old, had all been given pacifiers containing honey before they became sick. The first baby became ill in mid-August, with the most recent having symptom onset at the end of October. Texas officials say... Continue Reading
Europe is committed to working with China to ensure the highest standards of food safety and quality, according to the EU health commissioner. Vytenis Andriukaitis made the comments at the Ecological Agriculture and Food Safety Forum organized by the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) in Shanghai earlier this month. He said dialogue with... Continue Reading
Barron, WS-based Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales LLC late Thursday recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Reading, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the FSIS and state public health officials,... Continue Reading
The only good thing that can be said about the multi-state Salmonella Newport outbreak is that so far, no one has died. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday reported 126 additional ill people from 13 states have been added to the outbreak associated with the JBS meat plant in Tolleson, AZ, since... Continue Reading
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading.