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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘food-borne illness’

Tainted Skittles Results In Hospitalization

A couple of people in Indiana tasted more than the rainbow—and it sent them to an area hospital. The hapless pair ate a package of Skittles that is thought to have included harmful chemical substances. While the exact nature of the chemicals has yet to be confirmed, it is known that the effects of the tainted package included burning throats, …

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Listeria Arrests: Farmers Charged After Outbreak

There was a recent outbreak of Listeria in a Colorado town, resulting in the arrests of two farmers. The arrests happened on Thursday and are involved in what is being considered the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in our country in at least 75 years. The charges are being brought against two farmers of cantaloupe, who unknowingly grew and shipped …

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