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CDC: Salmonella outbreak in 25 states caused by bearded dragons

January 12th, 2022

Contact with bearded dragons kept as pets has led to a salmonella outbreak affecting at least 44 people across 25 states. That’s according to a new warning from the CDC, which tied a 2020 salmonella outbreak to bearded dragons as well as hedgehogs kept as pets. The health agency says this is an active investigation …

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Bagged salad recall: Check your fridge for these dangerous salad kits

December 17th, 2021

Salmonella is a bacteria that can contaminate various types of food. The pathogen can live on various types of meat, processed foods, or fruit and vegetables. With that in mind, the following bagged Taylor Farms salad recall should not surprise you. Bags from a lot of Maple Bourbon Chopped Kit might contain traces of Salmonella. …

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If you have any of this meat in your fridge, throw it out immediately

October 30th, 2021

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued several recalls involving meat products in the past few days. 10 tons of pork and beef tamales containing an allergen were recalled a few days ago. Before that, the agency issued meat recalls for 10,000 pounds of pork products and 24,461 pounds …

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CDC investigating salmonella outbreak in 25 states

September 22nd, 2021

As if we didn’t have enough to deal with on the health crisis front with the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC is now warning people that a salmonella outbreak has spread to half of the country. Moreover, officials haven’t made a determination yet about what caused it. The health agency issued a notice on Friday that …

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If you have this pet food, don’t even touch it

March 5th, 2021

Generally speaking, pet food recalls are targeted at the animals that would be eating the food. They’re commonly issued after toxins or other unwanted byproducts of the manufacturing process end up in the food in high quantities, and pet owners need to heed the warnings in order to prevent their pets from falling ill. A …

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Now there’s another food you need to throw away immediately

September 28th, 2020

The CDC has issued a bulletin for a recall of dried mushrooms that may be tainted with salmonella. The mushrooms were sold directly to restaurants and not the public. If you can’t determine where the mushrooms were sourced from, don’t order or eat them. As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse, we now have another …

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That salmonella onion recall just got even bigger

September 14th, 2020

The onion recall over potential salmonella contamination now includes over 1,000 confirmed cases of illness. The onions are sold across the United States in a variety of stores and under multiple brand names. If you have any of the recalled products in your home, throw them out immediately and sanitize anything they may have come …

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It’s a good idea to just stop eating peaches for a while

September 1st, 2020

A new CDC update reveals that more people have fallen ill from Salmonella-tainted peaches.  As the number of confirmed cases approaches 100, consumers are urged to avoid peaches without labeling as well as those included in the official recall. Thus far, 23 people have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported. It’s now been …

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The huge salmonella onion recall just got even bigger

August 24th, 2020

Onion recall over salmonella contamination has spread to meal delivery service HelloFresh.  HelloFresh sourced some of its onions from the distributor linked to the salmonella infections and hundreds of cases nationwide. If you have any potentially contaminated onions, throw them out immediately and sanitize any surface they may have touched. It’s now been nearly a …