Public health officials have signed off on an outbreak investigation in Montana saying that morel mushrooms were most likely what made dozens of people sick and killed two.

In addition to the two deaths, the outbreak traced to Dave’s Sushi in Bozeman, MT, sickened more than 50 people and sent

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At least 30 people were sickened and two people died after eating at a restaurant in Montana.

The restaurant, Dave’s Sushi in Bozeman, MT, remains closed and health officials say there does not appear to be an ongoing threat to the public. There has not been a definitive source of

Continue Reading Two dead in an outbreak associated with sushi restaurant in Montana; mushrooms suspected

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the State of Montana have finalized a Cooperative Interstate Shipment (CIS) agreement, which provides an opportunity for selected state-inspected meat and poultry processors to ship their products across state lines.

Under the CIS agreement, the State of Montana may inspect meat products
Continue Reading Montana signs shipment agreement with USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service

Tne Montana Local Food Choice Act is on the governor’s desk. It passed on the third and final readings in the House, 70-20, and the Senate, 32 to 18.  Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte will likely sign it, and it will immediately become law with his signature.

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Continue Reading Montana Legislature sends ‘Local Food Choice Act’ to governor; no license needed