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California Reports Five Deaths from Poisonous Mushrooms this Year

Poisonous mushrooms have killed five people and sickened over 1,500 in California since the beginning of the year, according to the state health department. Four of those deaths occurred in November. The California Department of Public Health issued a public health advisory Wednesday warning people not to pick and eat wild mushrooms. “It is very… Continue Reading

Recalled Raw Milk Sold at Nearly 150 California Locations

The California Department of Public Health has published a list of retailers who purchased raw milk that was recalled last week for potential Campylobacter contamination. CDPH named 149 retailers across California who received Organic Pastures’ raw milk, raw skim milk and raw cream, which were recalled Thursday after routine testing by the department revealed the… Continue Reading