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13.5 Tons of Beef Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination

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Denver’s Lombardi Brothers Meats issued a July Fourth eve recall of approximately 26,975 pounds of tenderized steak and ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). No illnesses are yet known to be associated with the meat, which was distributed… Continue Reading

CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is working with state public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to investigate four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry. As of June 29, 2015, there were 181 people reported from… Continue Reading

‘Turkey Sprinkles’ Dog Food Enhancer Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Boulder Dog Food Company is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles food enhancer because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Last month, the company recalled Chicken Sprinkles for the same issue. This voluntary recall is regarding Turkey Sprinkles 3 oz with a “Best By” date of 05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016, a Lot Number… Continue Reading

Barber Foods Recalls Stuffed Chicken Kiev for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Barber Foods, of Portland, Maine is recalling approximately 58,320 pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The Chicken Kiev item was produced on January 29, 2015; February 20, 2015; and April 23, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: 2-lb. 4-oz. cardboard box containing 6 individually pouched pieces of… Continue Reading

USDA Provides Tips for #GrillingLikeaPRO on the Fourth of July

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This Fourth of July weekend, many Americans will be celebrating our nation’s independence with family gatherings and summer cookouts. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reminding families to take extra care not to let foodborne bacteria, which grows more quickly in hot weather, ruin the fun. One of the… Continue Reading

Two Salmonella Outbreaks in Minnesota Linked to Frozen Raw Breaded Poultry Products

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The Minnesota Department of Public Health is urging consumers to handle raw chicken products carefully and cook them thoroughly after seven recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The illnesses prompted health officials to remind consumers that the products may look cooked, but are… Continue Reading