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LA Firm Recalls Ground Beef Over E. Coli Possibility

A Los Angeles company is recalling more than 375,000 pounds of ground beef products that were shipped to restaurants in California and Nevada due to possible E. coli contamination.

10/11/2011

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Feds Buying $29M In California Prunes For Food Banks

California’s plum growers are receiving a boost from the federal government, which is purchasing $26 million worth of prunes for food banks and nutrition programs.

08/30/2011

An undated file photo of a salmonella culture. (AP Photo)

USDA: Source Of Salmonella Outbreak Will Soon Be Found

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the government hopes to find the source of a salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey “very, very” soon.

08/03/2011

Nearly 826,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in 12 states in August 2009 after at least 27 people were sickened by salmonella.

Company Recalls 200,000 Pounds Of Beef Distributed To Calif. Prisons

More than 200,000 pounds of ground beef products sent to prisons in Oregon and California are being recalled after an inspection found them may be spoiled.

01/11/2011

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