April 15, 2013 When a food-safety student found out her dog's food was being recalled for possible contamination with salmonella, she learned a few things about how germs travel between critters and their humans.
March 24, 2013 Backyard chickens have become a hot trend, loved as a source of healthy local food and fluffy wonderfulness. But backyard birds have also sparked outbreaks of salmonella, the CDC warns.
February 21, 2013 Federal officials say executives from the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knowingly distributed peanut products that were contaminated with salmonella. The charges stem from a 2009 salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 700 people.
January 31, 2013 There have been 20 reports of human salmonella infections linked to pet hedgehogs recently. Public health officials say people should keep the animals away from areas where food is prepared and served.
January 29, 2013 Is eating raw meat worth risking diarrhea or worse? A recent Salmonella outbreak makes us wonder about the trend toward consuming beef that's undercooked or not cooked at all.
January 4, 2013 Two years after a food safety bill became law, the FDA issues a rule to prevent foodborne illness in produce and one to require food manufacturers to have plans in place to prevent contamination. Foodborne illness sickens about 48 million Americans each year.
April 19, 2012 Tracing the source of contamination in fresh foods grown in the ground is hard work, and companies spend a lot of money trying to keep Salmonella and other bugs out while allowing nature to run its course. But it's not easy.
April 16, 2012 "Tuna scrape," or ground up raw fish, has sickened more than 100 people with salmonella. Grinding up raw fish may increase the risk of outbreaks, food safety experts say.
September 12, 2011 A food safety expert says there are a few possible explanations for a new recall of ground turkey involving the same plant and the same strain of drug resistant bacteria that led to a massive recall in August.
August 5, 2011 The most troubling aspect of the latest Salmonella outbreak, according to some food safety critics, is that the strain that's making people sick is resistant to several antibiotics. But contaminated meats can't be recalled until they actually cause illness.
August 4, 2011 Food giant Cargill is shutting down a plant in Springdale, Ark., and recalling turkey processed there because the meat may be contaminated with a strain of salmonella resistant to multiple antibiotics.
August 3, 2011 Government investigators have linked the illnesses of 77 people across the country to a strain of salmonella that is resistant to many antibiotics. The likely culprit is ground turkey, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
July 26, 2011 There's a recall of papayas from Mexico after testing by the Food and Drug Administration found samples from Agromod Produce had the same strain of bacteria seen in outbreaks of salmonella affecting 97 people in 23 states.
June 27, 2011 The agency says Evergreen Produce brand of sprouts may be linked to 20 cases of salmonella, including one bad enough to land a person in the hospital. The cases were reported in Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota and Washington.
May 5, 2011 There's never a break in food recalls, even as FDA issues two new food safety rules. Suppliers just expanded recalls on grape tomatoes at major supermarkets and in ready-to-eat salads suspected of salmonella contamination.