Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Health and agriculture officials in Kansas have partnered to launch a new food safety website for the state in an effort to reduce anonymous complaints and better identify and investigate foodborne outbreaks.

logo Kansas Department of HealthThe website — www.foodsafetykansas.org — has links for the public to file complaints with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and…

Kansas officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak among people who attended an annual festival at Louisburg Cider Mill, with the cause proving elusive after initial tests did not find the pathogen in the production area, finished cider or whole apples.

Seven people have been laboratory-confirmed with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, according

An outbreak of norovirus infections that has sickened more than 600 who ate at a dinner theater in Overland Park, Kan., is the focus of much investigation and a $40,000 cleanup. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), and Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) converged Friday…

Blue-Bell_406x250After Listeria in ice cream from Blue Bell Creameries sickened five adults in Kansas, the company announced Friday that it is voluntarily suspending operations at its manufacturing plant in Broken Arrow, OK. “The Broken Arrow operations will be suspended so that our team of expert consultants can conduct a careful and complete examination to determine…