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Mar 08, 2010

Mar 08, 2010

Recalls due to Salmonella risk in flavoring approach 100

(CIDRAP News) – The number of product recalls linked to a food ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella Tennessee has grown to 94, according to the most recent update from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Mar 04, 2010

Mar 04, 2010

Salmonella risk in flavoring may drive host of food recalls

(CIDRAP News) – Potentially thousands of food products are at risk of being recalled because they contain an ingredient that may have been contaminated with a strain of Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today.

Mar 03, 2010

Mar 03, 2010

Study says foodborne illness costs US $152 billion a year

(CIDRAP News) – A new estimate on the annual health burden of foodborne illnesses in the United States puts the cost at $152 billion, an amount much higher than previous estimates, but one that the author of today's report hopes will spur action from policymakers.


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