There’s no direct link yet between Escherichia coli in meat and poultry and urinary tract infections, but three of six the most common E. coli genotypes in humans were found in retail meat samples.

Attendees of the annual IDWeek in San Diego, sponsored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the HIV Medicine Association…

Once again, San Francisco is poised to become the first city in the nation to take a legislative stand on a controversial topic. Its Board of Supervisors is set to vote tomorrow on an ordinance to require disclosure about the use of antibiotics by meat and poultry producers.

The proposed ordinance does not, however, require…

Citing an estimated 2 million U.S. illnesses caused annually because of contaminated meat and poultry and resulting health care costs of almost $6 billion, a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for renewed commitment from government and industry to reduce microorganisms before animals reach the slaughterhouse.

To read the…

A Florida company is recalling almost a ton of meat and poultry products including several varieties of empanada because they were produced without being inspected by the federal government.

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For photos of all of the recalled products, click the image.
Panna Café Express To Go Inc. in North Miami Beach, FL,…

This is one of dozens of meat and poultry products recalled because they contain vegetables from CRF Frozen Foods, which recalled products because they were linked to a multi-state listeriosos outbreak.
This is one of dozens of meat and poultry products recalled because they contain vegetables from CRF Frozen Foods, which recalled products because they were linked to a multi-state listeriosos outbreak.
Another recall, this time for more than 47 million pounds of meat and poultry products, was announced Wednesday in connection…