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Tyson Foods recalls 34,000 pounds of chicken from several states

The chicken was distributed to institutional customers in Tennessee, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin. So far seven people have been affected by Salmonella bacteria, with two of them requiring hospitalization.
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USDA launches new action plan for tackling Salmonella

The Salmonella Action Plan is intended to deal with the disease in an aggressive and comprehensive way and will help to make meat and poultry safer for American consumers.
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Salmonella rates on raw chicken decline

Official figures indicate that in the second quarter of this year, the overall rates of prevalence of Salmonella on raw chicken carcasses in the United States fell by 34 percent compared to rates from the first quarter of 2013.
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Salmonella strain linked to Foster Farms found in stores

A strain of Salmonella matching the one associated with the current multi-state Salmonella outbreak has been found in samples of raw chicken manufactured by California-based Foster Farms.
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FDA finds salmonella in imported spices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has conducted a study into the prevalence of salmonella in imported spices, following widespread concerns that spices might be a source of foodborne diseases.
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Bacteria in poultry linked to farms, researchers claim

The levels of bacteria in broiler chickens being processed at food-processing facilities has been linked to the amount of bacteria found among chickens on farms where they are raised, new research from the University of Georgia reveals.
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Research reveals Final Rule compliance costs for US egg industry

In 2010, a new Final Rule that applied to all flocks of over 30,000 hens came into effect. The average annual cost for compliance with the Final Rule is $122,000 per complex.
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Salmonella outbreak from cucumbers hits 73 people in 18 states

The outbreak is linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico, the CDC said. So far, 14 people have been hospitalized.
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Report calls for quicker response to Salmonella outbreaks

If the U.S. government had acted faster in the Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak in 2011, which was linked to ground turkey, there could have been fewer people affected by the illness, concludes a newly published report by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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FDA takes action against Chicago-based sprout producer

The U.S. Food And Drug Administration has entered into a consent decree of permanent injunction with U Joo Foods, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., a sprout processor whose production had failed to meet sanitary standards.
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