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August 26, 2011

Salmonella Scare 

papaya

Mexican Papayas Banned At The Border

The FDA announced Thursday they were banning the import of papayas from Mexico until they were cleared of salmonella.

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.

June 11, 2011

Preventative Measures 

Salmonella Bacteria

How Consumers Can Prevent Food Borne Illnesses

The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.

June 9, 2011

European E. Coli Crisis 

vegetables at the supermarket

E. Coli Outbreak Waning, Still More Questions Than Answers

Scientists have been unable to identify the source of the outbreak or the reason for its severity, and nobody can predict the impacts on European agriculture.

May 16, 2011

Food Recall 

Grape Tomatoes In Baskets

Tiny Tomatoes Cause Salmonella Scare

Grape tomatoes are being recalled in over 13 states.

April 26, 2011

FDA's New Gizmo 

FDAlogo

New Site Makes FDA Recalls Easy To Find

Online search feature takes the guess work out of determining if the food in your pantry has been recalled.

April 1, 2011

Conventional Vs. Organic 

Broiler Chicken

Another Reason To Buy Organic Chickens: Fewer Cases Of Salmonella

A new study has found that organic chickens have significantly fewer cases salmonella than their conventional counterparts.

March 22, 2011

Foodborne Illness 

Turkeys

USDA Makes Tough New Safety Standards For Chicken, Turkey

New, stricter standards placed on the chicken and turkey industries are predicted to prevent 25,000 cases of foodborne illness a year.

March 16, 2011

Sanitary Rules 

Pie On The Floor

The Five Second Rule? Maybe You Shouldn’t

Five second rule may not be as sanitary as you might think.

March 8, 2011

Nutty Recalls 

Skippy Peanut Butter

Step Away From The Nuts: Two Recalls Announced

Check the labels: hazelnuts and Skippy reduced fat peanut butter spread have been recalled due to contamination from E. coli and salmonella.

February 4, 2011

Homegrown foods 

Fully sprouted lentils

DIY: Sprouting At Home

With all the recent sprout recalls, people are hesitant about getting them at the store. Not to worry!—they're easy to make at home.

January 26, 2011

Fast Food Lawsuit 

A Taco Bell

Lawsuit Filed Over Taco Bell’s Meat

Taco Bell's meat is under fire as an Alabama law firm claims Taco Bell's "beef" isn't really beef.

January 7, 2011

Salmonella Outbreak 

alfalfa

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Sprouts From Illinois Farm

Contaminated alfalfa sprouts leads to multi-state salmonella outbreak.

November 12, 2010

Egg Recall 

egg cartons

Another Egg Recall, Another Indictment of Factory Egg Operations

Yet another egg recall hit the news this week, this one from Ohio. In Israel, activists are ramping up efforts to expose inhumane conditions in large egg farms.

October 29, 2010

Food Recall 

Celery

Deadly Listeria Cases Linked To Contaminated Celery, Plant Closure

Another food recall hits the headlines. A San Antonio plant is shut down after five die from contaminated celery.

October 5, 2010

Conventional Vs. Organic 

A lone hen escapes the battery cages

$4 Organic Eggs Actually Healthier Than $2 Conventional Eggs?

Conventional vs. organic eggs: what's the difference?

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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