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Protect yourself from salmonella this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and I regret to inform you that there’s a multidrug-resistant salmonella outbreak running rampant in the nation’s poultry industry.... Read more»

CDC: Imported onions contaminated with salmonella sicken people across U.S.

The CDC is warning people to stay away from red, white and yellow onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, because of salmonella contamination that has sickened more than 600 people across 37 states.... Read more»

CDC: Cebollas importadas contaminadas con salmonela enferman a las personas en EE. UU.

Los CDC advierten a las personas que se mantengan alejadas de las cebollas rojas, blancas y amarillas importadas de Chihuahua, México, debido a la contaminación por salmonela que ha enfermado a más de 600 personas en 37 estados.... Read more»

Elderly Tucson woman dies from cucumber salmonella

The death of an elderly Tucson-area woman has been linked to an ongoing multi-state salmonella outbreak traced to contaminated cucumbers, officials said.... Read more»

As more imported foods reach dinner tables, holes remain in FDA safety net

In April 2012, a team of inspectors from the FDA investigated a seafood company in India that had been exporting tons of frozen yellow fin tuna to the U.S. What they found was not appetizing: water tanks rife with contamination, rusty carving knives, peeling paint above the work area, unsanitary bathrooms and an ice machine covered with insects and “apparent bird feces.”... Read more»

FDA, Del Monte reach deal over cantaloupe

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. has dropped its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ending a month-long fight over whether the food company’s cantaloupes should be banned from the United States.... Read more»

FDA, Del Monte resolve cantaloupe fight

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. has dropped its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ending a month-long fight over whether the food company’s cantaloupes should be banned from the United States.... Read more»

Mexican papayas recalled

Food distributor Agromod Produce Inc. is voluntarily recalling Mexican-grown papayas that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says may be linked to a Salmonella outbreak in 23 states, the Los Angeles Times reports.... Read more»

FDA’s findings on salmonella-linked egg farms: Mice, maggots, manure

The latest crisis — a salmonella outbreak that caused more than a half-billion eggs to be recalled — has prompted the FDA to begin inspecting all of the country's largest egg farms before the end of next year. Had your breakfast yet? Here are the first two reports.... Read more»