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ROSEMONT, IL — Three panelists from two different states discussed their investigations of romaine lettuce outbreaks and generated wide-ranging questions during a session at Food Safety Summit 2020.

For the first time, the summit is a virtual event, because of precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which began
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An investigation into an ongoing multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis in Minnesota and Wisconsin that is linked to consumption of certain Del Monte vegetable trays led to a public health warning today.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health, and


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Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe Inc. is recalling “an undetermined amount” of beef jerky sold under three brands after state inspectors found evidence it had been shipped without being properly inspected.

The Class I recall, posted Monday by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, states that no confirmed
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Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon D. Hershberger has lost his appeal of the misdemeanor guilty verdict imposed last year by a jury and Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Guy D. Reynolds. In a 25-page opinion issued Thursday, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld Hershberger’s conviction for violating a Wisconsin Department of
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Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, of Milwaukee, WI, is recalling approximately 5,723 pounds of salami products for misbranding and because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday. Products produced under the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade,
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