Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

The CDC has announced that they are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen that has been linked to alfalfa sprouts produced by Sweetwater Farms. As of today, 13 people have been sickened in 5 states. States affected by the outbreak include Kansas with 5 cases, Missouri with 3 cases, Oklahoma with 3 cases, and Pennsylvania… Read more »

The JEM Nut Butter Salmonella Outbreak is Over

On January 15, 2016, the CDC issued a final update to the Salmonella outbreak associated with JEM Nut Butter. A total of 13 people in 10 states were sickened by the contaminated butter. States affected by the outbreak include California with 1 case, Colorado with 1 case, Georgia with 1 cases, Hawaii with 1 case, Idaho… Read more »

Eggs Recalled and Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

On January 9th, the FDA announced the recall of shell eggs produced and distributed by Good Earth Egg Company. The Bonne Terre, Missouri company issued a voluntary recall after it was revealed that their shell eggs may be contaminated with Salmonella. All Good Earth shell eggs are being recalled. These eggs are packaged in a… Read more »

Asafoetida Powder Recalled

Asafoetida powder is being recalled by the Shakti Group after concerns arose that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The New Brunswick, New Jersey company produces the powder by drying the gum from a rhizome used in Indian cuisine. The powder was packaged in either 50 or 100 gram white plastic bottles. The affected products… Read more »

Alabama Restaurant Causes Salmonella Outbreak

An Alabama barbecue restaurant has been found to be the source of a cluster of Salmonella Enteriditis. The restaurant involved in the outbreak is Johnny Ray’s, which is located in Pelham, Alabama.  Four people have been sickened so far, and other cases of Salmonella poisoning are being investigated. The restaurant was closed by an emergency… Read more »

Cereal Products Recalled After Potential Salmonella Contamination

  The FDA has announced a recall for Organic Homestat Farm cereal products after concerns arose that it may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. The affected product is Organic Homestat Farm Quick Steel Cut Oats & Chia with Flax and Rye Flakes. It can be identified by the UPC code 835882006204. The products can also… Read more »

Potential Salmonella Contamination Causes Egg Recall

The Missouri Department of Health has announced that they have uncovered a Salmonella contamination at an egg facility. This facility is owned by the Good Earth Egg Company and is located in Bonne Terre, Missouri. The facility was promptly closed after testing revealed the presence of Salmonella, and will remain closed until the facility is… Read more »

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to JEM Nut Butter

The CDC has reported that as of December 3, 2015, a total of 11 people have been sickened with Salmonella in 9 states. States affected by the outbreak include California with 1 case, Colorado with 1 case, Georgia with 1 case, Hawaii with 1 case, Idaho with 1 cases, Illinois with 1 case, North Carolina… Read more »

Salmonella in Kapowsin Pork Outbreak is Over

As of December 2, 2015, the CDC has announced that the outbreak of Salmonella associated with Kapowsin Meats is over. The final case count is 192, with 30 people requiring hospitalization. Five states were affected by the outbreak, including Alaska with 1 case, California with 2 cases, Idaho with 2 cases, Oregon with 3 cases,… Read more »

Raw Milk in New York Positive for Salmonella

On November 18, 2015, a routine sample of raw milk taken by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets tested positive for Salmonella. The sample was taken from raw milk from the Jerry Dell Farm in Tompkins County, New York. Jerry Dell Farm was notified of the positive test result on November 18,… Read more »