By warning you not to wash chicken (or other poultry), FSIS correctly recognizes the risk of cross-contamination in your kitchen and the risk that it poses to you and your family – especially children and the elderly.  But, why does it continue to allow companies to knowingly sell us Salmonella-tainted poultry?

Personally, as I said

A study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that individuals are putting themselves at risk of illness when they wash or rinse raw poultry.

“Cooking and mealtime is a special occasion for all of us as we come together with our families and friends,” said Dr. Mindy Brashears, the USDA’s Deputy Under Secretary

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Uganda illnesses likely linked to Cavi Brand whole, fresh papayas.

Total Illnesses: 71
Hospitalizations: 27
Deaths: 0
Last illness onset: June 16, 2019
States with Cases:

The United States Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel.

The FDA has been working with the state of New York and New

I will be in lovely Minneapolis for the coming week meeting with defense counsel and the insurers for the manufacturers of E. coli O26-tainted ground beef, Salmonella-tainted cut fruit and E. coli O157:H7-tainted romaine lettuce who sickened dozens in 2018.  I hear the weather in Minnesota may still have some snow in it, but heck,

The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationExternal are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infections.

Public health investigators are using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may be part of this outbreak. PulseNet is the national subtyping network of public health and

Symptoms of Salmonella infection include diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. Symptoms usually begin within 12 to 96 hours after exposure, but they can begin up to 2 weeks after exposure. Infections usually clear in five to seven days, but about 28 percent of laboratory-confirmed cases require hospitalization. More serious invasive infections occasionally occur. Many Salmonella