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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Does this recent Sprout Salmonella Outbreak show a hole in the new Food Safety Law called the Tester Amendment, and why are Sprouts and Raw Milk not treated equally?

The CDC has confirmed that there are presently 94 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella serotype I 4,[5],12:i:- from 16 states and the District of Columbia. The number… Continue Reading

Jimmy John’s Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- Infections in Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and D.C.

Since 1996, there have been nearly 40 reported outbreaks of foodborne illness associated with different types of raw and lightly cooked sprouts. Most of these outbreaks were caused by Salmonella… Continue Reading