Irish authorities have closed an unregistered business for selling meat judged to be unfit to eat.

Jair Lopes Muniz of JLM Foods and JLM Family Butchers on Main Street Tyrrellspass, Westmeath, was served with a closure order in May.

The small meat manufacturing plant was not registered or approved by
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Costco chicken salad labelThe outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad appears to be over. According to the final report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19 people across seven states were sickened. The most recent illness in this outbreak reported to CDC started on November 3,
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Reacting to recent news of illnesses caused by celery and cheese, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), chairwoman of the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, which oversees the Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture budgets, urged Congress to pass pending food safety legislation.
“Food safety is literally a matter of

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