Nebraska health officials want the public’s help with an investigation of a possible outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses in and around the Beaver City.

Even people who have not been sick are being asked to complete a survey, which includes questions about consuming unpasteurized milk, sources of tap water and dining at area restaurants.

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The Solicitor General of the United Sates says that recreational marijuana is Colorado’s business and there is no need for the U.S. Supreme Court to review claims from Nebraska and Oklahoma that they are owed something because the legal weed is being trafficked beyond the Centennial State’s borders. Nebraska and Oklahoma sued Colorado a year…

States that, until recently, sold a total of 2 billion shell eggs a year in California clearly don’t intend to give up on that lucrative Golden State market without a fight. After first getting tossed from federal court, they’ve now returned with bulked-up arguments to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The…

An increase of 44 cases in Texas over the weekend has brought the number of confirmed illnesses from recent Cyclospora outbreaks to 469, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. At least 171 Texans have fallen ill with Cyclospora since early June. Texas health department spokeswoman Christine Mann told Food Safety News investigators…

At least 418 people in 16 states are now known to have been sickened with cyclospora infections between mid-June and mid-July, according to updated numbers from state health departments as of the end of the day Thursday. This latest case count marks a 40-case jump from the 378 illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease…

A federal judge has sentenced a Nebraska man to one year of probation for mislabeling hundreds of pounds of meat.  

A grand jury indicted Cory D. Allemang of Clearwater, NE in January after federal inspectors discovered 300 pounds of sausages, 400 pounds of beef jerky, bacon and deer meat in bags labeled as ground pork.

The Cyclospora outbreak that has sickened at least 373 people in 15 states in June is believed to have been caused by a now-expired, prepackaged salad mix, Iowa’s top food inspector said on Tuesday. “The evidence points to a salad mix containing iceberg and romaine lettuce, as well as carrots and red cabbage as the