Cucumbers2015_406x250This 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…

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.…

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photos-downtown-boise-idaho-just-sundown-capital-building-center-as-seen-above-night-image33654048Approximately 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 …