Latest Food safety News

'Stop Right There!': Foley recalls epic duet with Meat Loaf

Jan. 22, 2022 15:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Stop Right There!” Three words of warning — and three words that Ellen Foley credits with launching her career in music. It was Foley who belted out the words to Meat Loaf about halfway through their eight-and-a-half minute duet “Paradise By the Dashboard...

Oregon company recalls ground beef over E. coli concerns

Jan. 11, 2022 14:41 PM EST

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — A meat distributor based in Clackamas, Oregon, has recalled more than 28,300 pounds (12,800 kilograms) of ground beef because of concerns the meat may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The raw ground beef products from Interstate Meat Distributors,...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jan. 06, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Post and Courier. January 4, 2022. Editorial: As one housing innovator retires, Charleston must keep innovating By some measures, Charleston’s housing crisis is as severe as ever, as increasingly more workers across the city (and region) have a harder time finding a...

CDC warns of 2 listeria outbreaks tied to packaged salad

Dec. 23, 2021 13:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are warning the public not to eat certain brands of packaged salads, which they say are linked to two small, long-running listeria outbreaks in which three people died. One outbreak is linked to packaged salads produced by Fresh Express and...

Union urges CEOs of food chains to reinforce mask wearing

Dec. 10, 2021 11:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest food and retail union is urging more than 60 retail and grocery chains to implement stronger measures to help protect hourly workers amid a surge of virus infections and the new variant omicron. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union said...

Low pathogenic avian flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

Nov. 23, 2021 15:14 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Animal health officials said Tuesday that a strain of avian flu confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in southern Minnesota does not pose a risk to the public and there are no food safety concerns for consumers. The state Board of Animal Health...

Dozens of Afghan evacuees sickened, food poisoning suspected

Nov. 23, 2021 13:37 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Six people were taken to a hospital and dozens of others were treated for suspected food poisoning at a Tucson hotel where evacuees from Afghanistan are staying. Pima County Health Department Director Dr. Theresa Cullen says patients reported...