November 2010

Screen shot 2010-11-30 at 11.27.56 AM.pngFor those that recall back to August 2010, Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., recalled approximately 8,500 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26. The product subject to recall included: 42-pound cases of “GROUND BEEF FINE 90/10,” containing three (3) – approximately 14 pound chubs each. These products have a “use/freeze

And, what will the numbers be in 2011 when the CDC releases new estimates of foodborne disease?

In 1999 the CDC using FoodNet estimated that foodborne diseases caused approximately 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. These numbers are cited as frequently as we also hear the phrase: