Flavored rice has been linked to outbreaks of sickness across the country
Colorado Farmers Avoid Prison Time After Listeria Outbreak
Eric and Ryan Jensen pleaded guilty to unintentionally causing outbreak that killed 33
Half of Raw Chicken Sold Contains Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria: What You Need to Know
Ninety Tons of Prepared Food Recalled for E. Coli
Chicken and ham in prepackaged salads and wraps could be contaminated
USDA Criticized for Not Closing Farms Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
The plants linked to salmonella-tainted chicken that has sickened nearly 300 people will remain open, despite calls to shut them down.
U.S. Salmonella Outbreak Contains Drug-Resistant Strains
Bug is causing double the usual number of hospitalizations
CDC Calls Back Furloughed Scientists to Handle Salmonella Outbreak
Only two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s foodborne pathogen investigators were on duty during the government shutdown as a salmonella outbreak continued to sicken nearly 300 people in 18 states.
Fish May Be Unfairly Blamed as Primary Source of Mercury Exposure
It’s well known advice for pregnant women — don’t eat fish while you’re expecting, since the mercury they contain could harm a developing brain.
Why It’s Taking So Long to Find the Source of the Cyclospora Contamination
The first cases emerged at the end of June, and health officials have only just identified the possible source of the cyclospora contamination that has sickened more than 400 people. Why is the outbreak so difficult to track?
What We Know (and Don’t Know) About the Latest Stomach Bug Outbreak
Officials still don’t know how more than 200 people in the U.S. fell beginning in mid June, but they know why — most were infected with the cyclospora parasite.
Labs Fail to Detect Cases of Bacterial Food Contamination
Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens aren’t up to snuff, according to a new report.
Food Safety: CDC Report Shows Rates of Foodborne Illnesses Remain Largely Unchanged
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
Worrisome Levels of Lead Found In Imported Rice
An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal.