Food Safety

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The illnesses come as beaches across the state and country battle elevated levels of bacteria, including E. coli.
At least 62 people have been sickened from eating the imported fresh fruit since January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Raw chicken, beef and pork carry foodborne illnesses that can make you sick. Here's what you can do prevent contamination at home.
The exact source of the bacteria is still under investigation, but all four children reported having contact with animals at the fair.
The recall involves over 4,600 cases of Pillsbury Best 5 lb. Bread Flour ― each of which contains eight bags.
The Food and Drug Administration discovered the virus on the fruit during a berry sampling.
Caito Foods LLC, which distributes its fruit to Walmart, Target and Kroger, issued a similar recall last year.
Plums, nectarines and peaches sold at Aldi, Costco, Walmart and other stores could be contaminated.
Foods deemed to be at highest risk of carrying foodborne illnesses are currently still being regularly inspected by the FDA.
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Food inspections are in jeopardy, thanks to the government shutdown.
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower.
More than 12 million pounds of raw beef was recalled for possible salmonella contamination. Here’s what you need to know about the bacteria.
Nearly 250 people in 26 states have contracted salmonella poisoning, the USDA says.
The CDC is investigating whether five salmonella cases are linked to the products.
At least 57 people have become ill following a possible outbreak of salmonella stemming from Arizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson Inc.