FRESNO, Calif. — The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year. The U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture said Thursday night it has found evidence directly linking Foster…More
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SACRAMENTO — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill. The USDA says that strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with chicken distributed to retail outlets in Washington and Oregon in addition to California. The Salmonella outbreak…More
The Associated Press UPDATED: 1 p.m. | Add those cute little hedgehogs to the list of pets that can make you sick. In the last year, 20 people were infected by a rare but dangerous form of salmonella bacteria. Seven were in Washington state and one of them died. Investigators say the illnesses were linked…More
We’re trying not to bore you with a weather report, but it IS going to rain later today if it isn’t already raining where you live. And if you haven’t heard… we haven’t had any rain in eons. “This ends here.” That’s what a man with a gun said shortly before he…More
VANCOUVER – A Clark County Public Health spokesman says the number of salmonella cases linked to a Vancouver, Wash., restaurant continues to climb. Spokesman Don Strick tells The Columbian that the number of people sickened after eating at On the Border has now reached 13 confirmed and 33 probable cases. Most of the ill are…More
The Spokesman-Review A Spokane teen was among 30 people who were sickened with salmonella connected to a peanut butter sold by grocer Trader Joe’s. Spokane health officials say the teen, along with another Washington boy from Thurston County, became ill about 6 weeks ago. The peanut butter recall has now been expanded to dozens of peanut, cashew and…More