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Posts tagged salmonella outbreak

September 1, 2012

Can It 

Ball jar

Raw Okra Salad And History Of Ball Jars

'Tis the season for canning. We look into the history of pickling MVP -- the Ball jar. And, Chef Daniel Orr says deep-frying isn't the only way to enjoy okra.

July 5, 2011

Food-Borne Illness  

alfalfa sprouts

As Russia Lifts Veggie Ban, U.S. Now Plagued By Tainted Sprouts

The German E. coli outbreak is slowing down, but salmonella cases in the U.S. raise more concern about contaminated alfalfa sprouts.

November 29, 2010

Food Politics 

President Obama speaks with Senators around a table

Senate Expected To Vote On Food Safety Bill Today

The Senate could seal the fate of the Food Safety Modernization Act could today. Supporters and opponents are both making waves in anticipation of the vote.

October 12, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Tom Coburn and Harry Reid

Senate Bill 510: Food Safety Modernization Act

Even in the midst of a salmonella outbreak, a bipartisan push to reform food safety regulation must still be run through the political meat grinders.

September 30, 2010

Food Recall 

Eggs

Iowa Egg Executive Apologizes, Environmentalists Aren’t Buying It

Everything from the weather to a contamination in an ingredient in their chicken feed was blamed for the nationwide salmonella outbreak at the Iowa egg farm.

September 2, 2010

Egg Recall 

broken eggs

FDA Issues Inspection Reports On Farms Implicated In Egg Recall

The FDA filed some gruesome sanitation reports this week of the farms found to be sources of the recent spike in salmonella-related illnesses.

August 18, 2010

Food Safety 

egg and feather

Egg Recall Expands To 380 Million Eggs, Salmonella Outbreak Blamed

An Iowa egg producer announced its voluntary recall of 288 million eggs from eight states due to a spike in reported Salmonella outbreaks.

May 25, 2010

Food Recalls 

Close up of alfalfa sprouts

Alfalfa Sprout Recall Due To Salmonella Affects 10 States

Alfalfa sprouts have been linked to salmonella in ten states, causing 22 people to become infected and 6 to be hospitalized.

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