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FOOD SAFETY ALERT

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Pre-Cut Melons ttps://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/carrau-04-19/index.htmlCDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infections linked to pre-cut melons supplied by Caito Foods LLC. At A Glance: Reported Cases: 117 States: 10              Hospitalizations: 32 Deaths: 0 Recall: Yes Do not eat, serve, or […]

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Student, 20, Dies After Eating Leftover Pasta

Student died from eating pasta left at room temperature for too long.

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Extortion Scheme Threatens SF Restaurants

San Francisco restaurants threatened with reputation smearing in lieu of ransom payout

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Trichinellosis Outbreak Linked to Consumption of Privately Raised Raw Boar Meat

Trichinellosis Outbreak Linked to Consumption of Privately Raised Raw Boar Meat Guidelines by the USDA recommend that pork should be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees, 20 degrees less than the previous standard of 165 degrees. The change is because there has been a major decline in Trichinellosis in pigs. The reduction comes […]

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Cyclospora Outbreak at McDonalds

436 sick, 20 hospitalized due to parasitic illness linked to McDonald’s salads.  The CDC says 436 people have been diagnosed with a laboratory-confirmed intestinal illness linked to salads sold at McDonald’s. Health officials will likely report additional cases in the weeks to come because there is up to a six-week lag between when a person […]

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