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National Health News, Newsroom Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled for E. coli contamination

Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled for E. coli contamination

again, just in time for Thanksgiving, millions of people have been told their romaine lettuce might be contaminated with a toxic strain of E. coli bacteria, that it’s potentially deadly, and that they should throw it away immediately and sanitize the fresh-produce drawer of their refrigerator.

11/26/19 at 4:18 pm     314      , ,     Washington Post
National Health News CDC Update: 838 Salmonella Cases in 38 States Linked to Imported Cucumbers

CDC Update: 838 Salmonella Cases in 38 States Linked to Imported Cucumbers

atest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, as of Nov. 18, 2015, 838 people from 38 states have reportedly been infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico. That is an increase of 71 cases since the last update on Oct. 14, […]

11/19/15 at 4:43 pm     1302      , ,     Food Safety News
National Health News Report: Food Recalls Have Nearly Doubled Since 2002

Report: Food Recalls Have Nearly Doubled Since 2002

umber of U.S. food products recalled — and the costs associated with those recalls — have nearly doubled since 2002, according to a report by Swedish reinsurance company Swiss Re.

7/22/15 at 11:48 am     1364      ,     Food Safety News