In case you missed it, here are some of the top food safety stories from last week:

PCA Sentencing: The final two defendants in the Peanut Corporation of America case, Daniel Kilgore and Samuel Lightsey, were sentenced Thursday, Oct. 1, in Albany, GA, to six and three years in prison, respectively. The two men made

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, that Aspen Foods of Chicago is recalling approximately 561,000 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that appear to be ready-to-eat and may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. Production codes and descriptions of the recalled products are…

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are currently investigating two separate outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken entrees. The two outbreaks are caused by different strains of Salmonella Enteritidis, CDC stated in an…

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-garlic-chicken-kiev-two-cooked-isolated-white-background-image50808487Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Poultry Company of Chicago is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken items were produced between April 15, 2015 and July 10, 2015 with “best if used by” dates between…