A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
Despite a year of recorded cases of salmonella, Foster Farms has not issued a recall nor is the government set to order one.
As many begin Thanksgiving preparations, experts are warning not to wash the festive bird because it may increase the risk of developing a food-borne illness.
Julia Thomas at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op says salmonella cases like the one affecting Foster Farms are good for the organic food movement.
Ask most shoppers and they’ll tell you the brand of chicken linked to the salmonella outbreak and they’ll say Foster Farms. But CBS13 learned shoppers could find it difficult to find chicken that’s not associated with the outbreak.
As of Thursday afternoon, 278 people were infected with seven outbreak strains across the United States—213 of those cases are spread across 34 counties in California. No deaths have been reported.
The Agriculture Department is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country.
A California food company has issued a warning against eating or buying containers of its sesame paste because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
California-based grocery store chain Trader Joe’s is recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 salmonella illnesses in 18 states.
The California Department of Public Health sent out a notice Thursday warning consumers of cantaloupes that may be contaminated with salmonella.
California health officials say they are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak associated with salmonella-tainted mangoes that has sickened 73 people.
Turtles may be a popular household pet but they are being blamed for a multistate Salmonella outbreak, mostly in young children.