(CIDRAP News) -- State and federal officials are investigating a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that has been linked to cantaloupe and has so far sickened 141 people in 20 states, with two fatal cases in Kentucky.
(CIDRAP News) – Federal funding shortfalls have stalled the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) progress on establishing five centers of excellence that were included in the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), according to sources involved in setting criteria for the new centers.
(CIDRAP News) Lab tests have shown that Escherichia coli O157:H7 coli found in hazelnuts from the home of one of three Minnesotans sickened in a three-state E coli outbreak matches the outbreak strain, Minnesota officials said today.
(CIDRAP News) With the number of recalled eggs reaching 500 million, federal officials said they have received reports of 40 more illnesses and that investigators are exploring shared links that the two Iowa companies had for their feed and chicks.
(CIDRAP News) An outbreak of Salmonella infections has triggered a national recall of 13 shell egg brands and an extensive traceback investigation focused on an Iowa company that reportedly produced the eggs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today.