May 2007

The Fresno County Health Department said there are now eleven confirmed cases of E. coli in Fresno County. On Thursday, May 31st, investigators are still looking for the source of the bacteria.  The Health Department has inspected the “Meat Market” in Northwest Fresno. Meat from the company may have been served at several private parties

According to the Fresno Bee, Fresno County health investigators are looking for the food source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least six people who attended private parties in the past two weeks. Five of the six who became ill ate food at the same party on May 19, said Fresno County

China food boss sentenced to death

The former head of China’s food and drug safety regulatory body has been sentenced to death for corruption. Zheng Xiaoyu was convicted by a court in Beijing on charges of taking bribes and dereliction of duty, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. On the same day officials

As you may remember, the FDA and Con Agra made the original Peanut Butter recall announcement on February 14, 2007. Now the “official” CDC culture-confirmed (through urine, stool or blood) Salmonella Tennessee cases are 481 related to Peter Pan and Great Value. The dates of onset of illness according to the below chart is August

State health officials warned Thursday that alfalfa sprouts sold by a Northern California company to stores and restaurants in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The company, Salad Cosmo USA Corp., of Dixon, announced a voluntary recall after routine tests found salmonella in alfalfa seeds. “Consumers, especially infants, young

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