A four-state outbreak of E. coli O26 with 18 illnesses including six hospitalizations and one death was reported late Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which issued a Food Safety Alert
The FDA reports advances in testing helped investigators during an outbreak of cyclospora infections this summer. More than 500 people were confirmed infected, but the outbreak is over according to the Centers for Disease Control…
Continue Reading CDC says parasitic outbreak traced to McDonald’s salad has ended
A Salmonella outbreak in an Australian state linked to alfalfa sprouts has eight confirmed cases. Testing of retail product confirmed Salmonella presence in a variety of alfalfa sprout products.
South Australians have been warned not…
Continue Reading Public warned of Salmonella outbreak in Adelaide traced to raw alfalfa sprouts
State and federal public health officials have not named restaurants that are implicated in a Salmonella outbreak. Gravel Ridge Farms, identified as the egg supplier, recalled an unspecified number of eggs Saturday.
A Northern Colorado restaurant at the center of a local Salmonella outbreak will reopen today after being closed for almost three weeks.
La Luz Mexican Grill, located in Old Town Fort Collins, closed “voluntarily” on…
Continue Reading Northern Colorado restaurant involved in Salmonella outbreak set to reopen today
More than 250 people have contacted San Antonio’s public health division with complaints of food poisoning symptoms after dining at Pasha’s Mediterranean Grill during Labor Day weekend. The restaurant was open as of last night.
Continue Reading Hundreds of Pasha’s customers report illnesses; some positive for Salmonella
A cage-free egg producer is recalling an unspecified number of eggs, regardless of date stamps, from grocery stores and restaurants because of potential contamination with Salmonella. Confirmed illnesses have been linked to the eggs.
European and member state agencies have held a workshop on preparedness for a multi‐national food safety and public health incident.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Austrian…
Continue Reading EU agencies hold workshop to practice for food safety incident
Denver, we have a problem.
Despite a corporate policy of “zero tolerance” for food safety mistakes, the most infamous burrito chain in the country continues to make its customers sick. Laboratory test results announced…
Continue Reading Beach Beat: Round and round Chipotle goes, where the outbreaks will end, nobody knows
A Seattle-King County Public Health food inspector late Thursday ordered the closure of Burien Fresh Smoothies in conjunction with an ongoing foodborne illness outbreak that has seen two people admitted to hospitals.