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Foster Farms recalls chicken products after new Salmonella case

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Californian poultry company Foster Farms has agreed to start a voluntary recall of unspecified amounts of chicken products, after months of investigation and reported illnesses linked to products manufactured by the company.
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Study suggests link between socioeconomic status, Campylobacter infections

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A new study by the Emerging Infections Program at Yale School of Public Health has revealed that there is a link between socioeconomic status and the risk of falling ill with campylobacteriosis.
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Norovirus most common culprit of foodborne illness outbreaks

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Many consider cruise ships to be the most common places where norovirus outbreaks occur, but a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that foodborne outbreaks in restaurants are more frequent.
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US, Canadian authorities recall chia seed powder after Salmonella outbreak

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (FIA) has announced a recall of a range of products containing sprouted chia seed powder over concerns about a possible Salmonella contamination.
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Egg company execs face criminal charges over Salmonella outbreak

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Two executives of egg producer Quality Egg LLC have been charged with a misdemeanor and the company is facing two counts of felony in relation to a 2010 Salmonella outbreak.
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Michigan company recalls 1.8 million pounds of ground beef due to E. coli contamination

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Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Co. is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products believed to be contaminated with E. coli.
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Wal-Mart reaches out-of-court agreement with 23 claimants in listeria outbreak cases

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Supermarket chain Wal-Mart has settled 23 civil cases linked to the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people who consumed contaminated cantaloupe sold by the company.
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CDC senior official calls for ban on raw milk sales

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling for a ban or a restriction on the sale of raw milk, as a means to reduce the number of foodborne diseases originating from raw milk consumption.
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FDA orders cheese company to cease operations due to Listeria contamination

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A U.S. district court judge has entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the U.S. FDA and Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese Company, LLC, after federal inspectors repeatedly asked the company to improve its manufacturing processes to prevent Listeria contamination.
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Suspected foodborne disease sickens more than 100 at Food Safety Summit

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More than 100 people attending the Food Safety Summit in Maryland last month were sickened by what investigators think may be food poisoning
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