FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2023 (Healthday News) -- Shoppers should steer clear of any pre-cut cantaloupe if the brand is unknown, as a salmonella outbreak linked to the fruit continues to widen, U.S. health officials warned Thursday.
Eighteen more illnesses have been reported since Nov. 24, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said in an updated
FRIDAY, Nov. 10, 2023 (Healthday News) -- Two federal health agencies are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to dog food that has sickened seven people in seven states, nearly all of them infants.
On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
After repeat U.S. outbreaks of salmonella tied to frozen, breaded and stuffed chicken products, researchers are now pointing to microwave cooking as a key driver of illness.
Because they're breaded, the popular products — for example, chicken stuffed with broccoli and cheese, chicken cordon bleu, or chicken Kiev — can look cooked. But under that breading the meat is raw, noted researc...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to toughen regulations on certain raw chicken products.
The agency has notified food processors that new rules would require they lower the amount of salmonella found in breaded and stuffed chicken products, which include frozen foods such as chicken cordon bleu and chicken Kie...
Nearly one-third of ground chicken may contain dangerous salmonella, a new Consumer Reports investigation shows.
Based on its findings, the group called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which regulates the nation's meat supply, to redouble its efforts to protect consumers from this bacteria, which can cause
Several powdered infant formula products have been recalled by Abbott Inc., following reports of four infants developing bacterial infections after consuming the products, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
"As this is a product used as the sole source of nutrition for many of our nation's newborns and infants, the FDA is deeply concerned about these reports of bacterial...
Citterio Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks, sold primarily at Trader Joe's, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak with 20 reported cases in eight states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Most of the patients (80%) are younger than 18. Three people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, the agency said in a
It's still not OK to kiss your chickens or your ducklings -- you could catch a salmonella infection from barnyard birds.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered that warning before, and now an agriculture expert reminds backyard farmers that it's better to have a less hands-on approach with their feathered friends.
Fratelli Beretta brand antipasto trays have been identified as the source of a salmonella outbreak that's sickened at least 36 people in 17 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
No deaths have been reported.
Investigators found that most of the ill people ate Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto trays before they got sick, and the CDC advises...
More than 59,000 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products linked with a multi-state salmonella outbreak have been recalled, the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says.
The products were produced Feb. 24 and Feb. 25, 2021, by Serenade Foods in Indiana and sold under the brand names Milford Valley, Dutch Farms and Kirkwood. A public health alert a...
Raising chickens in your backyard -- a popular trend during the COVID-19 pandemic -- holds risks that can come home to roost in an unwelcome way.
It's already well known that poultry can spread the salmonella bacteria to human handlers. But chickens cooped up in backyards could also be breeding grounds for viruses that pose an even bigger public health threat, according to Sonia Hernandez...
In this year of surprising threats to public health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now investigating a pair of salmonella outbreaks among people who cuddled pet hedgehogs and bearded dragon lizards.
No deaths have been reported in either outbreak but a dozen people have been hospitalized, the CDC said. In both cases, health official...
Twenty-four new illnesses linked to an outbreak involving packaged melon distributed across 16 states were reported by U.S. health officials Wednesday.
The outbreak now includes 117 cases of Salmonella Carrau illness, including 32 cases so severe the patients required hospitalization, although no deaths have been reported, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sai...