NINE SALMONELLA ILLNESSES LINKED TO RAW MILK FROM UTAH DAIRY
Officials with the Utah Department of Health are investigating nine cases of Salmonella infection in people who reported drinking raw (unpasteurized) milk from a family-run dairy in Midland, UT. Those sickened were from at least three counties along the Wasatch Front, a department spokeswoman said. Two of the nine people sickened were hospitalized but have recovered,… Continue Reading

HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK LINKED TO SMOOTHIES SPANS 5 STATES; 51 SICK
More than 50 people in five states are confirmed with Hepatitis A infections in an outbreak associated with frozen strawberries from Egypt that were served at Tropical Smoothie Café locations in Virginia. The vast majority of the infected people — 44 — are Virginia residents, according to the Virginia Department of Health and the federal Centers for… Continue Reading

DIAMOND MACADAMIA NUTS RECALLED BECAUSE OF SALMONELLA
Diamond brand macadamia nuts distributed to retail stores nationwide are under recall after an FDA-contracted lab confirmed Salmonella in a package of the nuts. Snyder’s-Lance Inc. distributed the “Diamond of California” macadamia nuts and is working with the Food and Drug Administration to find the cause of the contamination, according to a recall notice posted… Continue Reading

FSA FINDS BRITS NOT UP TO THE MARK ON BEST BURGER PRACTICES
A survey of about 2,700 British adults has found that while 71 percent of them said they were concerned about food poisoning, 36 percent would still eat a burger that wasn’t completely cooked. According to the survey results, released Aug. 25 by the U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA), more than one in 10 of the respondents… Continue Reading

 

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