A pizza restaurant in Alabama is working with the state Department of Public Health, after discovering that one of the restaurant’s food handlers is infected with hepatitis A.

The health department (ADPH) has contacted many customers of Marco’s Pizza in Anniston, AL, directly regarding the highly contagious virus, according to a news release. Post-exposure treatment…

Blue Bell Creameries announced Friday that because of the “extended timeline” required for cleaning up its four manufacturing plants before resuming ice cream production, the company will cut hundreds of employees from its workforce. On April 20, the company recalled all products made in all four plants due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. CEO and…

States that, until recently, sold a total of 2 billion shell eggs a year in California clearly don’t intend to give up on that lucrative Golden State market without a fight. After first getting tossed from federal court, they’ve now returned with bulked-up arguments to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The…

At least three people in Clarke County, AL, have fallen ill with Hepatitis A, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. The health department is investigating how the patients might been sickened. Two of the individuals reportedly have a history of international travel. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease caused by the Hepatitis…

A possible Salmonella outbreak is occurring in Russellville, AL, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. At least three people have confirmed Salmonella infections, while another nine cases are being investigated. The health department is currently looking for the source of the outbreak. News of the outbreak broke when some patients reportedly contacted local…

The Mobile County Health Department is investigating a possible foodborne illness outbreak that occurred over the weekend in downtown Mobile, AL. At least three people have reported illnesses after eating food served prior to the First Light marathon that occurred on Sunday in downtown Mobile. The health department began an investigation on Monday. Investigators hope…

At least 67 attendees of a funeral held in Alabama last weekend are now known to have been sickened by Salmonella, up from the 36 illnesses state health officials reported Wednesday. The Alabama Department of Health confirmed Friday that Salmonella was indeed the cause of the illnesses, and identified the strain as Salmonella Heidelberg. Specimens…