On the morning of Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 calls began coming into the Garfield County Public Health (GCPH) Rifle Office (970-625-5200) from people reporting illness involving symptoms of diarrhea and nausea. A total of 17people called or walked in.

The common denominator was people who had attended the Rifle Rodeo, a privately organized event

First published in Insider.

Bill Marler is an attorney who specializes in food borne illness cases.

Most of the cases he’s worked on have involved either undercooked or prepackaged foods.

He’s learned to always order food cooked well done and to avoid salads to reduce his risk of food poisoning.

When it comes to eating

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it is mobilizing a stronger, and more comprehensive effort to reduce Salmonellaillnesses associated with poultry products. The agency is initiating several key activities to gather the data and information necessary to support future action and move closer to the national