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Report: Foodborne Illnesses on the Rise

Just over 19,000 people got sick last year from eating contaminated foods.


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100 Salmonella Cases Due to Mexican-Style Cheese

The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a warning Thursday. Officials say the cases are across 13 counties and have been reported by local health departments since 2012.



Food Safety Expert Warns of Mail Order Chicks

A hatchery in New Mexico which sells poultry by mail has been linked to the salmonella outbreak in 37 states. More than 300 people have been sickened, half of them children.


Three young hedgehogs eat cat food in Berlin, on October 1, 2012. (WOLFGANG KUMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Hedgehog Alert! Prickly Pets Can Carry Salmonella

In the last year, 20 people were infected by a rare but dangerous form of salmonella bacteria, and one person died in January.


Salmonella outbreak

A Dozen Cases of Salmonella Confirmed in Missouri

People who recently bought cantaloupes grown in southwestern Indiana are being advised to throw them out.


Salmonella outbreak

CDC says Salmonella Linked to Missouri Hatchery

76 people in 22 states have been infected


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Diamond Pet Foods Issues Recall

The company said one bag tested positive for Salmonella, and the recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure


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Dole Bagged Salad Recall

Company says some of the product sold in Illinois and elsewhere could be contaminated with salmonella.


Grape Tomatoes

Grape Tomatoes Recalled Over Salmonella Concern

No illnesses have been reported.


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Chunky Peanut Butter Recall

J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling thousands of 16-ounce jars of its Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination



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