Repeated incidents of raw meat products as a source of infection shows the importance of risk awareness when handling or consuming such items, according to Dutch researchers investigating a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 46 people in 2015.

Researchers said adding information on food packaging would allow consumers to make informed decisions when consuming risk products.…

If it takes a little longer to get your butcher’s attention on Saturday, he or she might be busy with grinding logs. And if grinding logs are a successful tool, it will be easier to find the source of contaminated beef during outbreaks. beefgrinding_406x250The final rule requiring “official establishments and retail stores” that grind raw…

An emerging outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium has expanded to five states with 16 people infected with the outbreak strain, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta said Friday. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)– just 24 hours earlier– announced the existence of the outbreak with seven illnesses in two states,…