The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Empire Kosher Poultry Inc. l issued a public health alert late Friday “out of an abundance of caution” due to concerns about Salmonella illnesses reported in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States that may be associated with raw chicken products.

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Federal officials issued a public health alert Monday night warning people to watch for signs of parasitic infections if they have eaten any of more than two dozen varieties of wraps and salads sold nationwide by retailers including Kroger and Trader Joe’s. 

The distributor of the ready-to-eat products said lettuce supplied by Fresh Express is…

An outbreak of Salmonella Reading caused by raw turkey products has sickened 90 people in 26 states and hospitalization was already required in 44.4 percent of those cases, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta announced Thursday.

With the CDC announcement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…

A variety of jerky produced by Katie’s Snack Foods LLC and made from venison and “exotic meats” is the subject of a public health alert from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The company, based in Hilliard, OH, distributed the products through its online outlet at www.katiesbeefjerky.com and potentially retail outlets, according to the Thursday alert.…

Most of Vashon Island is now closed to recreational shellfish harvesting because of unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poison, which acts quickly and can cause paralysis of the respiratory system and death.

The Seattle-King County Public Health Department posted an alert Friday evening citing information from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH). The marine…

Seven people have been confirmed with Salmonella poisoning linked to a peas from a July 22 Saturday Farmers Markets in Green Bay and Fond du Lac.

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“All seven of the patients consumed fresh shelled peas purchased…

A federal warning about potentially contaminated veal imported from the Netherlands has been expanded to include additional products distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in four states.

The warning from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) now covers more than 1,600 pounds of Dutch veal that may be contaminated with Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing…

Foreign veal being imported to the United States is contaminated with a rare E. coli strain and while the products have not yet made anyone sick, a public health alert has been issued.

Some  424 pounds of raw veal products imported from the Netherlands is likely  contaminated with the rare Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli…

logo Premo recalled wrapsA public health alert issued Friday warns people who recently bought Premo brand meat or chicken wraps in 10 states to monitor themselves for symptoms of Listeria infection.

The ham, chicken and Italian wraps had best-by dates of Feb. 12 and Feb. 14 and were made with cheese that has been recalled because of possible…

People who have eaten sliced deli meats from Dion’s restaurants in three states are at risk of infection from Listeria monocytogenes according to a public health alert from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Dion’s restaurants in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas used the implicated meats on pizzas, salads and open-faced sandwiches from mid-December…