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The Major Foodborne Illnesses Circling The U.S. The Major Foodborne Illnesses Circling The U.S.

Foodborne illness is becoming more common and more dangerous in the U.S. and in the rest of the world. The mass food production required to feed the more than 7 billion people on the planet cannot be monitored closely enough …

Listeria: Farmers Get Probation for Deadly Outbreak Listeria: Farmers Get Probation for Deadly Outbreak

The deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 was caused by cantaloupes that were contained in a Colorado packing house with a dirty floor and dirty processing equipment. The foodborne illness killed 33 people and sickened 147 others. It was the deadliest …

Listeria Arrests: Farmers Charged After Outbreak 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 …

Listeria Outbreak: Farmers Arrested for Role Listeria Outbreak: Farmers Arrested for Role

In 2011, the United States saw one of its worst food-borne sicknesses in its history: 33 people were killed and 147 more faced serious illness. Yesterday, the two men responsible for the outbreak, Eric and Ryan Jensen, were arrested and …

Dole Recall: Bagged Salad May Make You Sick Dole Recall: Bagged Salad May Make You Sick
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Dole Fresh Vegetables, makers of bagged salads and pre-chopped vegetables, has recalled over 1,000 cases of their salad, citing a possible contamination of listeria. The recall comes after the bacteria was found in a case in North Carolina. Dole’s official …