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  • Bravo pet food recall
    Bravo issues nationwide pet food recall
    Dog and cat food manufactured by Bravo of Manchester, Conn. is recalling dog and cat food due to potential salmonella contamination. KETK, an NBC affiliate, reported on Sept. 29, 2014, that Bravo Turkey and Bravo Chicken pet foods are the products...
  • Pregnancy VS your immune system
    Pregnancy VS your immune system
    Being pregnant and sick is a truly miserable time, but when pregnant are you more or less likely to actually get sick? Is your immune system off a little not as strong from carrying a baby? Or is your pregnant body acting like a superhero...
  • 4C Foods Corp. recalls 4C Grated HomeStyle Parmesan
    4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan recalled due to possible salmonella
    The FDA released information concerning a recall by 4C Foods Corp. which involved 6-ounce glass jars of their 4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan due to possible salmonella contamination.The 4C Foods Corp. products that are part of this recall...
  • Turtle
    Salmonella warning: Small turtles an unhealthy pet choice for kids
    Despite the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) more than three-decade ban on the sale of turtles less than 4 inches long for other than educational purposes, the tiny reptiles are still being sold illegally at fairs, flea markets and...
  • Chicken
    Salmonella outbreak traced to Foster Farms
    Foster Farms, a California- based poultry business that has served the west coast since 1939, could see its business temporarily shut down if two members of Congress have their way, according to a NBC News story published July 8, 2014.U.S. House...
  • USDA Urged to Shut Down Foster Farms
    USDA urged to shut down Foster Farms plants after recalls and illnesses sicken
    California based Foster Farms poultry processing plants are coming under congressional fire this week. The USDA said the chicken plant issued a “voluntary recall,” pulling back products with a confirmed contamination that has sickened...
  • Safeway, Costco sold salmonella infected Foster Farms chicken for a whole year
    Safeway, Costco sold salmonella infected Foster Farms chicken for a whole year
    The latest news in a cloudy San Francisco this week involves your next meal. Travelers need to be aware that California chicken in restaurants may be affected.Foster Farms Chicken has issued a recall due to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant...
  • Salmonella infections linked to chia seed powder now recalled. Check to see whether it's still in your food pantry.
    Salmonella infections linked to chia seed powder now recalled
    The CDC is warning consumers about a product that's now recalled, known as organic sprouted chia seed powder. This is a product that could be on the shelves of people's food pantries for a long time without the individual knowing the...
  • Possible Salmonella contamination prompts recall of pepper
    Possible Salmonella contamination prompts recall of pepper
    A possible Salmonella contamination had led the Olde Thompson Inc. Oxnard, CA to recall Ground Malabar Pepper by Kirkland Signature, according to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).Olde Thompson is recalling Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground...
  • Salmonella
    Natural food company's powders, mixes recalled over salmonella fears
    Health officials are warning people not to eat some of the powders and smoothie mixes produced by a Northern California natural food company because the products may be contaminated with a bacteria that can make people very ill.The California...
  • Chicken in California may still be tainted, but no recall
    Tainted California chicken: No Foster Farms recall despite salmonella outbreak
    Tainted California chicken still poses a serious threat to the public of the western U.S. state, despite substantiated warnings about a potential salmonella outbreak. A scare of salmonella, resistant to most forms of antibiotics, has been...
  • Foster Farms chicken
    A year after initial outbreak, new Foster Farms salmonella cases being reported
    Foster Farms is suffering its worst nightmare. According to a May 27 Reuters report, a year after it reported an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella, new cases are still being reported. In the past two months, 50 cases have been reported...
  • CDC reports salmonella outbreak from pet lizards
    CDC reports salmonella outbreak from pet lizards
    According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released on April 23, a salmonella outbreak has sickened 132 people in 31 states since February 21, 2012. The largest number of cases—21—have occurred in California...
  • Food poisoning from raw shellfish on the rise reports CDC
    Food poisoning from raw shellfish on the rise reports CDC
    On April 18, in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted that an increase in cases of food poisoning from raw shellfish has occurred. On a brighter note, cases of food poisoning from...
  • salmonella
    Salmonella Atlas just released by CDC
    Forty years of data on a major cause of food poisoning now is available to the public, the food industry, and researchers in a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The data, collected by state and federal health...