The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) records show the taqueria in Carniceria Guanajuato was inspected on Sept. 8 due to suspected food poisoning, and inspectors found raw beef and raw shelled eggs were being stored above ready-to-eat sliced lettuce inside a prep cooler in the restaurant.

The restaurant was issued a citation for improper

Lucky Dogs – There should be a law?

Mid America Pet Food, Mount Pleasant, Texas, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Hi-Pro Plus produced at its Mount Pleasant, Texas production facility because it has the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella can affect animals eating the products and there

And, why does the FDA consider Salmonella an adulterant in all foods and the USDA/FSIS does not?

According to the FDA, “[p]athogenic bacteria (e.g., Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes) are considered adulterants in both human and animal food. Although many animals consuming this food may not become sick themselves, they can become carriers and expose their human family


Public Health is investigating an outbreak of six people infected with Salmonella Berta, a specific type of Salmonella. All six cases are linked through genetic fingerprinting (whole genome sequencing) which indicates they likely have a common source of infection. These cases were reported from April 14, 2023, to June 12, 2023. Most people

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating two new outbreaks. Sources of the pathogens involved have not yet been identified.

In an outbreak of infections of Salmonella Paratyphi B var. L(+) tartrate+ there are 31 confirmed patients. The FDA reports that it has begun traceback efforts but has not reported what food or foods are being

Remember, by law and with the USDA stamp of approval – meat producers can sell knowing that the product may well be tainted with a pathogen that sickens over 1,000,000 yearly.  This is because USDA/FSIS does not consider Salmonella an adulterant – see below.

The USDA FSIS has been investigating this outbreak for a month.

An Introduction to Salmonella Bacteria

Salmonella is a bacterium that causes one of the most common enteric (intestinal) infections in the United States – salmonellosis. [5] 

The term Salmonella refers to a group or family of bacteria that variously cause illness in humans. Salmonella serotype typhimurium and Salmonella serotype enteritidis are the most common in