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The 10 Biggest U.S. Foodborne Illness Outbreaks of 2015

This year saw dozens of well-publicized foodborne illness outbreaks. While many of them were found to have sickened a handful of individuals, a few stood out as especially wide in scope. Food Safety News has compiled a list of the 10 most harmful U.S. outbreaks of 2015, in terms of both the number of people who… Continue Reading

3 Violations at Boise Co-op Found in Post-Outbreak Inspection

The Boise, ID, store owned by 24,000 members, and with a deli that sickened about 300 customers since June 1, is still having more problems. In a July 24, 2015, inspection, the local health department discovered three critical violations. The violations were found in the deli and produce departments of Boise Co-op’s North End store…. Continue Reading

Update: Salmonella Cases Linked to Boise Co-op Total Approximately 290, Four Lawsuits Filed

The latest reported count from the Central District Health Department (CDHD) in Boise, ID, is “approximately 290 cases” of Salmonella infection linked to the Boise Co-op deli. That tally was posted on Wednesday, July 1. “Preliminary test results showed Salmonella growth in raw turkey, tomatoes and onion. However, additional laboratory tests are pending and the specific… Continue Reading

30 Salmonella Cases Under Investigation in Idaho at Boise Co-op

Approximately 30 confirmed cases of Salmonella are under investigation in Boise, ID, according to local news station KTVB. The Idaho Central District Health Department (CDHD) is looking into the potential that the outbreak originated from the Boise Co-op. A department spokeswoman noted that, in addition to interviewing those who became ill, health officials had taken multiple food samples for testing… Continue Reading