Latest food-borne illness Stories

2012-03-26 14:28:04

A vaccine could be developed to prevent Campylobacter being carried in chickens.

2011-10-25 20:29:39

With salmonella-tainted ground turkey sickening more than 100 people and listeria-contaminated cantaloupes killing 15 this year, the ability to detect outbreaks of food-borne illness and determine their sources has become a top public health priority.

2010-08-13 20:29:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling specific Julian dates of shell eggs produced by their farms because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, a food-borne bacteria.

2008-06-30 18:00:43

By Paul Swiech, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 30--Public health officials want consumers to respect federal warnings, such as the latest recommendation to avoid certain types of tomatoes until the source of the most recent salmonella outbreak is investigated.

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