For those in the food industry, the Jack in the Box E. coli outbreak of 1993 is known as the single event that convinced burger joints across the country to raise their internal cooking temperature by 15 degrees. In that outbreak, hamburgers sold at Jack in the Box franchises predominantly in Washington state sickened more…

An additional six cases of E. coli have been linked to burgers eaten at the Glasgow Hydro arena, bringing the total number ill to 21. The cases first began appearing several weeks ago. Some attendees who ate burgers at the arena between Jan. 17 and Jan. 19 have fallen ill with symptoms of E. coli…

The health board in West Central Scotland is investigating seven cases of E. coli O157 possibly linked to burgers from the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow. The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) issued a statement Friday alerting anyone who attended events at the Hydro between Jan. 17 and Jan. 25 and has experienced stomach…

Ah, summer. Memorial Day is on its way. Time to gear up for picnics and barbecues! Along with shopping lists, recipes and guest lists, here’s something else to put in your holiday file: If you want to be the “hostess with the mostest” or the “host who can boast,” you’ll want to keep food safety…

Glenn’s Market and Catering, a Watertown, WI establishment, is recalling approximately 2,532 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The following products are subject to recall:  Various size packages of Glenn’s Market ground round, ground…

Burgers that were recalled in Canada last week for potential E. coli contamination have now been linked to five illnesses, reported health officials Monday. The same strain of E. coli O157:H that was isolated from five patients in Alberta and Ontario was also found in Butcher’s Choice brand Garlic Peppercorn beef burgers, according to the…

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday that J&B Group of Pipestone, Minnesota, was recalling approximately 456 pounds of steakhouse burgers for misbranding and undeclared allergens. 

According to a press release issued by FSIS, the steakhouse burgers contain a seasoning mix with hydrolyzed soy and wheat proteins that …