Salmonella

Warning Issued To Not Kiss Hedgehogs

It’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are. Friday, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) said it was investigating a salmonella outbreak that it believes may be from handling and kissing adorable hedgehogs. Eleven...
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Government Cautions Proper Handling And Cooking Of Turkey In Midst Of Salmonella Outbreak

With less than a week to go before Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a nationwide warning of Salmonella on a variety of turkey products. 164 people from 35 states have become ill from coming in contact with raw turkey, including ground turkey and turkey patties since...
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Many Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Recalled Due to Salmonella

Check your kitchen for Duncan Hines cake mix. 2.4 million boxes have been recalled because of a link to salmonella. The recall affects Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow varieties of cake mix with expiration dates between March 7-13, 2019. The US Food and...
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CDC Gives The Green Light For Your Chicken To Wear A Halloween Costume

Not to worry pet chicken owners, despite reports claiming otherwise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like everyone to know that it's not warning people against dressing up their chickens for Halloween. Last week a news story appeared to misinterpret a warning by the CDC...
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Chicken the Is Cause Of The Most Foodborne Illnesses

It's nothing to cluck at but chicken makes people sick more than any other food. The CDC says chicken causes the most outbreak-associated illnesses of any food with more than 5,760 food borne outbreaks between 2009 and 2015, causing 100,939 illnesses, 5,699 hospitalizations and 145 deaths! While...
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Salmonella Warning for All Packages Of Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal

If you're about to pour a bowl of Honey Smacks, stop! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alarming warning to not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, regardless of package size or best-by date due to possible contamination with Salmonella. The new warning is in addition...
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Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

Before you pour a bowl of cereal, Kellogg is recalling certain boxes of Honey Smacks as 73 people in 31 states have been sickened by salmonella. The Kellogg Company said it is voluntarily recalling 15.3-ounce and 23-ounce packages of the cereal with a "best if used by" date from June 14, 2018,...
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Eggs In 9 States, Including Florida, Have Been Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

: There has been a massive voluntary egg recall for more than 200 million eggs, some of which have been sold in Florida. The FDA says they've received 22 cases of salmonella illness that were tracked to an Indiana egg farm. The recalled eggs were sold to various east coast restaurants as well as...
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Herbs Responsible For Nearly A Quarter Of Food Poisonings

There has been a lot of recalls on contaminated produce with nearly half of all foodborne illness caused by E. coli, salmonella and listeria. While raw meats account for about 22% of the cases, herbs are more of a risk than meat! The FDA analyzed 139 herb samples found that four tested positive for...
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New Earning For Feeding Your Pets Raw Meat

We've talked about a growing trend among pet owners to serve their dog and cat raw, uncooked foods as they would eat in the wild. Owners say the raw meat diet is healthier and gives their pet’s fresher breath, fewer allergies and a brighter, shinier coat. And while it makes sense pets would benefit...
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