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 »

Salmonella Cucumber Outbreak Gets Another Update

In their first update in a month, the CDC has announced that the amount of cases associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Poona has risen again. A total of 838 people have been sickened after eating cucumbers contaminated with Salmonella. These cases are spread out over 38 states, including Alabama with 1 case, Alaska with… Read more »

Granny Smith Apples Recalled After Positive Test

On November 2, 2015, Northstar Produce Inc. recalled 33 cases of Granny Smith Size 175ct apples. The St. Louis Park, Minnesota company issued the recall after testing showed that they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, and/or E. coli. These apples were sold in tray packs at a local Minnesota discount food store.  The… Read more »

The Barber Foods Frozen Chicken Outbreak is Over

On October 16, 2015, the CDC declared that the Salmonella outbreak associated with frozen chicken breasts from Barber Farms is over. The final case count is 15 people across 7 states. States affected in the outbreak include Connecticut with 1 cases , Illinois with 2 cases , Minnesota with 8 cases , New Hampshire with… Read more »

Cucumber Salmonella Cases Top 650

In their September 29, 2015 update, the CDC has announced that the number of Salmonella Poona cases caused by contaminated cucumbers has reached 671. These illnesses are spread out over 34 states, including Alabama with 1 case, Alaska with 13 cases, Arizona with 112 cases, Arkansas with 9 cases, California with 164 cases, Colorado with… Read more »

22 Sick with Salmonella in North Dakota

On September 28, 2015, officials with the North Dakota Department of Health announced that an investigation was being launched concerning the outbreak of Salmonella Thompson in the state. Twenty two people have been sickened, and the investigators are still locating a source. Investigators were alerted to the outbreak after all cases tested positive for Salmonella… Read more »

Cucumber Salmonella Poisoning

In their September 15, 2015 update, the CDC has revealed that the number of people sickened by Salmonella contaminated cucumbers has risen to 418. Over 90 people have been hospitalized, and two people have died. Cucumber Salmonella Poisoning Cases   Cases of illness have been reported from 31 different states, including Alaska with 10 cases,… Read more »

Huge 27 State Salmonella Outbreak

As of September 4, 2015, at least 285 people have been infected with Salmonella Poona across 27 states after consuming contaminated cucumbers. The states affected include Alaska with 8 cases, Arizona with 60 cases, Arkansas with 6 cases, California with 51 cases, Colorado with 14 cases, Idaho with 8 cases, Illinois with 5 cases, Kansas with… Read more »

Macadamia Nuts Recalled – Salmonella Poisoning

Sincerely Nuts Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, has issued a recall on two of their products after it was discovered that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. They were distributed nationwide between June 16, 2015 and August 10, 2015. There have been no reported illnesses associated to these products. The products in the recall include: Sincerely… Read more »

Pork Recall Following Salmonella Outbreak

Massive Pork Recall Following Salmonella Outbreak Over 500,000 pounds of pork has been recalled following an outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- that has sickened 152 people. Kapowsin Meats of Graham, Washington has recalled both whole hogs and fabricated pork products. This recall is actually an expansion of an earlier recall that covered products made between… Read more »