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2013-10-08 12:26:26

Chicken is safe to consume if properly handled and cooked to a safe temperature WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Chicken Council (NCC) and the Partnership for Food Safety Education are taking steps to remind consumers to properly handle and cook raw poultry in a manner to prevent undercooking and to prevent the possibility of bacteria spreading to other foods and food contact surfaces in the kitchen. (Logo:...

Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

2011-10-11 14:39:00

FDA inspection found rodent and insect infestation SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals seized food products held at the food storage and processing facility of Dominguez Foods of Washington, Inc., in Zillah, Wash., on Sept. 30, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The seized products had been subject to a detention order issued by FDA on Sept. 2, 2011, following...

2009-05-07 13:24:57

U.S. marshals, acting on a Food and Drug Administration request, have seized more than $1.5 million worth of adulterated food products. The FDA said the food, including herbs and botanicals, had been stored under filthy conditions at the American Mercantile Corp. of Memphis. During an inspection of American Mercantile in March, FDA investigators discovered evidence of extensive rodent and insect infestation throughout the company's warehouse, the federal agency said. The FDA said marshals...