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2008-08-09 18:00:25

LIVERPOOL'S main hospital is investigating the death of an elderly patient after she contracted salmonella. The 70-year-old died after being discharged from the Royal Liverpool.

2008-08-09 00:00:22

By Martin Hickman Consumer Affairs Correspondent A fatal salmonella outbreak across the British Isles that has infected 90 people may be linked to sandwiches sold by Subway. Laboratory tests have shown a link between cases of illness and one of the US sandwich chain's ingredient suppliers.

2008-08-05 09:00:57

By Deseret News editorial The Food and Drug Administration has a difficult job. On the one hand, if it suspects a certain crop is tainted, making American consumers sick, it needs to act post-haste. But it must act in a way that fosters public confidence.

2008-08-04 12:01:03

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has banned the importation of Mexican jalapeno and Serrano peppers pending lab testing for salmonella. The CFIA said it took the action to prevent the implicated source of a Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak in the United States from entering Canada.

2008-08-01 12:00:05

By Reed Fujii, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Aug. 1--WASHINGTON -- U.S. tomato producers, including the president of Ace Tomato Co.

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2008-08-01 09:25:00

Mexican agriculture officials have a bad taste in their mouths, after the U.S. traced a nationwide salmonella outbreak to a Mexican pepper farm.

2008-07-31 18:00:17

WASHINGTON _ Turf struggles, bad communication and weak leadership undermined the federal response to a recent salmonella outbreak that cost the tomato industry a bundle, witnesses told a House of Representatives subcommittee Thursday.

2008-07-31 09:00:59

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat raw serrano or jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico, as well as any foods containing them.

2008-07-30 21:00:15

The source of a salmonella outbreak initially linked to tomatoes has been narrowed to a pepper farm in Mexico, officials said Wednesday.

2008-07-30 21:00:11

WASHINGTON _ Food-safety investigators said Wednesday that they'd found a contaminated pepper sample on a Mexican ranch, further pinpointing at least one of the sources for a salmonella outbreak that's poisoned consumers across the nation and roiled the produce industry.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.