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Salmonella rates on raw chicken decline

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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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Cantaloupe farm owners plead guilty in listeriosis outbreak case

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The owners of a cantaloupe farm in Colorado, which was linked to a food poisoning outbreak in 2011, have pleaded guilty to selling adulterated production.
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Colorado farmers to enter guilty plea in listeria case

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Two cantaloupe farmers linked to one of the worst foodborne illness outbreaks in U.S. history will plead guilty to charges specified in the agreement they have struck with prosecutors.
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Salmonella strain linked to Foster Farms found in stores

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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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Hepatitis A from pomegranate seeds sickens 162 people in 10 states

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According to the latest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend has affected 162 people in 10 states.
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British FSA reviews poultry campylobacter strategy

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Figures released by the agency reveal that campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the U.K., affecting about 460,000 people each year.
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FDA finds salmonella in imported spices

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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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Cyclosporiasis outbreak continues, number of infected reaches 600

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Analyses of the outbreak have led investigators to the conclusion that the majority of cases were linked to a salad mix produced at Taylor Farms de Mexico.
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New evidence on salmonella in beef underlines safety challenge

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Tackling Salmonella in ground beef could be the U.S. meat industry's most challenging task yet, according to James Marsden, professor of animal science at Kansas State University.
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Multistate cyclosporiasis outbreak infects 230 people

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The source of the infection is still not known but investigators believe that vegetables, most likely imported, are to blame for the outbreak.
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