America’s Food Safety System Failed to Stop a Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick.

by Bernice Yeung, Michael Grabell, Irena Hwang and Mollie Simon ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In May 2018, a rare and virulent strain of salmonella caught the attention of America’s top disease detectives. In less than two … Continue reading America’s Food Safety System Failed to Stop a Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick.

Case Count Rises To 393 in 27 States In Salmonella Tuna Outbreak

CDC: 390 Sickened in 27 States and District of Columbia by News Desk | Jun 21, 2012 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the following update Thursday: The CDC reports a total of 390 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly (376 persons) or Salmonella Nchanga (14 persons) have been reported … Continue reading Case Count Rises To 393 in 27 States In Salmonella Tuna Outbreak

Preliminary FDA Inspection Report Cites Flaws at Diamond Pet Foods Plant

By Mary Rothschild | May 16, 2012 Diamond Pet Foods, the company behind a massive recall of dry dog food due to Salmonella contamination that has sickened at least 16 people, was not taking "all reasonable precautions" to ensure the safety of its product, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection report. The … Continue reading Preliminary FDA Inspection Report Cites Flaws at Diamond Pet Foods Plant

Rare Salmonella Paratyphi Outbreak Grows as Investigation Continues – 40 Sick & Rising

40 confirmed cases, still no definite source by James Andrews | May 04, 2012 The outbreak of a rare, typhoidal Salmonella strain that originated in North Carolina's Buncombe County grew to 40 confirmed illnesses on Thursday as the state and county health departments continue their investigation and anticipate additional infections will surface by the day. … Continue reading Rare Salmonella Paratyphi Outbreak Grows as Investigation Continues – 40 Sick & Rising

100 People Now Ill in Sushi-Suspected Salmonella Outbreak

by Mary Rothschild | Apr 06, 2012 One hundred cases of Salmonella Bareilly poisoning have been reported from 19 states and the District of Columbia while investigators still have "not conclusively identified a food source," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. The CDC's earlier report, as well as an internal email … Continue reading 100 People Now Ill in Sushi-Suspected Salmonella Outbreak

CDC: No Source Confirmed in Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened 93 in 20 States – 9 in Illinois

Sushi or sashimi suspected by Mary Rothschild | Apr 04, 2012 Ninety-three illnesses linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly have been reported from 19 states and the District of Columbia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Wednesday, but CDC officials said a specific food has not been identified as the source of … Continue reading CDC: No Source Confirmed in Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened 93 in 20 States – 9 in Illinois

Update! Jimmy John’s Permanently Dropping Sprouts From Menus (Outbreak Linked to Raw Sprouts Sickens 12)

Jimmy John's Permanently Dropping Sprouts From Menus Blames The Negative Press by Dan Flynn | Feb 20, 2012 Or, is the 5th "Sproutbreak" in four years the reason?Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich franchise owners and customers are being told the chain is permanently dropping sprouts from the menu. Jimmy John's restaurants are currently associated with a … Continue reading Update! Jimmy John’s Permanently Dropping Sprouts From Menus (Outbreak Linked to Raw Sprouts Sickens 12)

16 Ill in Salmonella Ground Beef Outbreak

By Mary Rothschild | Dec 21, 2011 In the outbreak linked to ground beef sold at Hannaford Supermarkets, 16 people in seven states have now been infected with an antibiotic-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhimurium linked, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. At least seven of those people have been hospitalized, according to … Continue reading 16 Ill in Salmonella Ground Beef Outbreak