The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means you likely have turkey on the brain.
Salmonella Cucumber Outbreak Hits 30 States
Cucumbers are thought to be behind a salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds across the US in recent weeks.
FDA Investigates Outbreak Tied to Cucumbers
The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona linked to “slicer” cucumbers, supplied by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce and grown in Baja, Mexico.
Potential Hummus Health Hazard Prompts Recall
Potential contamination has prompted the nationwide recall of several Sabra Dipping Co. hummus products — to the tune of 30,000 cases.
Garlic Powder Recalled
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado based natural grocery chain, is expanding their recall of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder to all lots as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Whole Foods Recalls Cheeses Due to Listeria Risk
Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese sold in Arizona, California and Hawaii that came from its supplier Bleating Heart Cheeses because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Cumin Products Recalled for Undeclared Peanut Protein
Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins.
More Than 320,000 Pounds of Meat Recalled
It's nuts! Hundreds of thousands of pounds of meat have been recalled in Texas due to undeclared peanuts. Where is the label?
Thanksgiving Safety: From Prep to Leftovers
Can't wait to dive into that Thanksgiving feast? Well, hold on a moment. Whether you're cooking the meal or simply enjoying the leftovers the day after, there are some food safety tips you should know.