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More sick, 1 possible death in Salmonella outbreak in Canada

"Janes Pub Style" frozen, breaded chicken products recalled because DNA sample matches victims

Canadian health officials are urging consumers to check their homes for certain frozen “Janes Pub Style” breaded chicken because DNA tests have matched Salmonella in the products to victims of a nationwide outbreak, which already may have killed one person. Consumers should not eat the products, according to a Wednesday update from the Public Health… Continue Reading

Canada won’t name frozen chicken products linked to outbreak

Canadian officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that stretches across four provinces and has been linked to frozen, raw, breaded chicken products, but no recall has been issued. With illness onset dates in April and May, there are at least seven confirmed cases of Salmonella infections, according to a notice released Monday by the Public… Continue Reading

Toddler foods, chicken bites recalled because of bone fragments

Overhill Farms Inc. has recalled more than 57 tons of frozen, organic chicken bites, including Yummy Spoonfuls branded toddler foods, because of consumer complaints of bone fragments in the products. No injuries or illnesses had been reported in relation to the chicken products as of the posting of the recall notice Saturday on the USDA’s… Continue Reading

Salmonella risk for pets, people spurs Smallbatch Pets recall

After federal testing showed Salmonella in frozen “Chicken Blend for Dogs and Cats” from Smallbatch Pets Inc., the company recalled the pet food because of risks to people and animals. The Portland, OR, company reported the 2-pound bags of frozen pet food was distributed to retailers in four states — California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington… Continue Reading