Almost 4 percent of fresh whole chickens produced in the United Kingdom showed Campylobacter contamination above maximum tested levels, according to the latest results.

Testing from the top nine retailers in the UK on samples from April to June 2018 found 3.7 percent of chickens were carrying more than 1,000 colony forming units per gram…

The amount of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria found in pork and chicken on sale in the United Kingdom has been revealed by a Food Standards Agency survey.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) was detected in a proportion of all the types of bacteria examined, with resistance to the most clinically important drugs generally more prevalent in chicken…

Alabama’s Wayne Farms LLC in Decatur is recalling about 439,000 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

A July 27 customer complaint led to the discovery of the problem. The…

Opinion

Seventeen people are infected with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- in an outbreak across four states. Eight people have been hospitalized. One person in New York has died. Raw chicken is implicated.

Here is a post from my blog from five years ago – some things never change.


Well, we are having yet another Salmonella outbreak…

The Supermercado Selectos in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, has recalled an undetermined volume of raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The recall includes more than 40 separate products. The raw, …

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who chairs the Congressional Food Safety Caucus, has expressed her opposition to any agreement to allow imports of Chinese-raised poultry into the United States.

The Connecticut Democrat, who is also a senior member of the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, put her concerns in writing with a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced that a meat processor in Sealy, TX, is recalling  2,300 whole frozen chickens because of a risk of Salmonella contamination.

Texas All Grass-Fed, the processor, failed to properly document steps taken to prevent or eliminate bacterial contamination from the chickens, or document that the birds were…

Linden, NJ-based Saker ShopRites Inc. is recalling 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not listed in the ingredient statement on the label. The fully cooked…

Faye Slye
Stearns County Jail photo

Faye Slye, a 37-year old Cold Spring, MN, woman, was sentenced to 90 days in the Stearns County Jail after being convicted of two felony counts of causing damage to property in the first degree.

She also has to pay $200,000 in restitution to…