Food Borne IllnessInfo Center
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?
Leapin’ Lizards! Salmonella from Pet Reptiles Climbs
Salmonella is usually thought of as a foodborne illness. There is a type of Salmonella passed on by pet reptiles, however, and it seems to be affecting young children.
Toss Out Your Caramel Apples
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is taking action after a common holiday treat sickened several people in the US.
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.
Texas Firm Recalls Beef Trimmings Products
Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, TX firm, has issued a recall of more than 23,000 pounds of products containing beef trimmings. The products may be contaminated with E. coli .
Fruit Recall Affects Retailers Nationwide
Opting for fruit is usually a healthy option, but consumers across the country may be thinking twice about some produce this week. A nationwide recall of certain fruits has been issued.
Whole Foods Recalls Made-in-Store Items Due to Listeria Risk
Whole Foods Market has recalled certain made-in-store food products that were prepared with stone fruits from Wawona Packaging Company due to possible contamination with a foodborne illness.
Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Remains an Issue in US
Foodborne illnesses can be unpleasant enough, but when they are resistant to the antibiotics meant to treat them, the situation can become much more serious.
Slight Mad Cow Risk Leads to Recall
Talk of mad cow disease tends to make people nervous - with reason - even when the risk is low. Such concern has led to a recent recall of beef products.
Chia Products Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
Although Salmonella outbreaks are often linked to animal products, any food item can carry the bacteria. In an ongoing outbreak, a common health food item is the likely source.