Mystery Listeria: As of February 14, 2023, a total of 11 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from 10 states – Arkansas, California, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Washington. Sick people’s samples were collected from July 3, 2018, to January 31, 2023.

Sick people

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Dear Mr. Smucker:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Food Safety Branch (CHFS-FSB) jointly inspected your manufacturing facility located at 767 Winchester Road, Lexington, KY 40505-3728 from May 19, 2022, through

According to the CDC, as of December 29, 2022, a total of 15 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from three states Nebraska (8), Oklahoma (1) and South Dakota (6). Illnesses started on dates ranging from December 2, 2022, to December 13, 2022 linked to SunSprout alfalfa sprouts. That number

Dr. Jose Emilio Esteban as been appointed and confirmed as the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Under Secretary for Food Safety.Hanukkah

Dr. Esteban was appointed as Chief Scientist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in August 2018. In this capacity, Dr. Esteban serves as

One mystery Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak has sickened 254.

And, FDA (and state health departments and the CDC), I still am not sure why you closed the investigation with nearly 400 sick (100 hospitalized) into the Investigation of “Adverse Event Reports: French Lentil & Leek Crumbles (June 2022)” linked to Daily Harvest other than to say

A former quality assurance director for food manufacturer Kerry Inc. pleaded guilty today to charges related to the manufacture of a breakfast cereal linked to a 2018 outbreak of salmonellosis, or Salmonella poisoning.

Ravi Kumar Chermala, 47, pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of causing the introduction of adulterated food into interstate commerce. Chermala, Kerry’s