The Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak in the U.K. has now sickened nearly 250 people, and three of them have reportedly died. And, according to public health officials, the illnesses can likely be traced back to a single source of eggs.
County governments on individual islands in Hawaii may have stirred the pot when it comes to genetically modified crop and pesticide use, but U.S. District Court Judge Barry M. Kurren has now ordered them out of the kitchen.
Utah public health officials are investigating a cluster of illness associated with the consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk. To date, 45 cases of Campylobacter infection have been reported in people who indicated that they consumed raw milk in the week before illness began…
The causal link between Sharon Jones’ Listeria infection and contaminated cantaloupe grown at the Jensen Farms facility is clear. In August and September 2011, while living at the Victorian House, Ms. Jones consumed Jensen Farms/Frontera cantaloupe purchased at King Soopers in the Castle Rock area of Colorado.
Over the years, we have posted multiple times about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars:
U.S. public health experts fear that organic peanut butter contaminated with Salmonella is sitting in home pantries, potentially widening an outbreak of disease that has been confirmed through the most comprehensive type of genetic fingerprinting of bacteria. A past peanut butter Salmonella outbreak that began in 2008 resulted in deaths and lawsuits.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week began reaching out under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act to those sickened in the 2006-07 Salmonella Tennessee outbreak caused by contaminated Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters.
$100,000 in medical bills and a loving family could not save her.
Marie tried to eat healthy, and to stay on budget. She purchased cantaloupe from Kroger in Garland, Texas in August 2011. Over the next few days Marie consumed the cantaloupe in her home.
Recently, Mr. Mischa Popoff wrote an op-ed for Food Safety News critical of the organic movement. Popoff is a former Canadian organic certification inspection contractor, the author of a self-published book critical of organics, and a commentator affiliated with ultra-conservative think tanks in the U.S. that are funded by agrochemical interests.