More than 130 people fell sick in a Salmonella outbreak in Slovenia late this past year, authorities have revealed. Updated findings of the investigation were presented by authorities this week.

The Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection (UVHVVR) and the National Institute of Public

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Shamrock Foods Company, doing business as Gold Canyon Meat Company, of Phoenix, AZ, is recalling  6,876 pounds of raw ground beef patties because they may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard, white plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The problem
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The rapidly evolving investigation into the outbreak of rare E. coli O103 is looking beyond the two previously announced ground beef recalls into additional sources for the contamination, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has disclosed.

“Ill people in this outbreak ate ground beef from many sources,” the
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Editor’s note: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also urge the public to avoid eating raw meat dishes. The agency has documented numerous outbreaks in relation to the seasonal consumption of these types of foods.

With each holiday season, there are hundreds of people in the Midwest who
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