Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, Ma.is recalling its 1lb. packages Prescliced Nova Salmon because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals…

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The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157, commonly called E. coli. The outbreak involves three provinces and is linked to romaine…

Michigan health officials say the southeast part of the state is seeing a serious outbreak of hepatitis A cases.

An analysis by the Detroit Free Press found that Michigan has led the U.S. in hepatitis cases per capita this year, with more than 500 reported cases so far.

The…

Seattle – A complaint was filed last night against Fred Meyer, Inc. in Mason County Superior Court on behalf of Nancy Green of Shelton by the Seattle Food Safety Law Firm, Marler Clark. The complaint claims that pre-cut cantaloupe purchased was contaminated with Salmonella Newport bacteria. Green v. Fred Meyer Complaint

Nancy Green became ill…

Michigan health officials are urging customers who consumed food or beverages at two Detroit-area pizzerias to get vaccinated against hepatitis A after workers there tested positive for the liver disease.

The Detroit Health Department said Tuesday it’s investigating a case at Paul’s Pizza on West Vernor in Detroit…

A Greektown Casino employee has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A, the Detroit Health Department said Thursday, just two days after it announced a separate case in Detroit.

The department said it believes there is no suspected risk for casino patrons other than those who consumed food or beverages in the private Platinum member card access area between Nov.…

The Minnesota Department of Health has linked a Salmonella outbreak to two Burger King restaurants in Bemidji.

Doug Schultz, a spokesperson for the Health Department, said the department has confirmed 27 cases, and received reports of four more probable cases.

Both Burger King sites closed on Thursday, November 30th.

“They may have been sick a couple weeks or…

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed it was Salmonella that sickened people at an employee event catered by Angelo’s New York Style Pizza and Bistro, a Cartersville-based restaurant, last week at Toyo Tire Company in White, Georgia.

State inspectors took samples from people who fell ill after the event, which led to five people being…

The Washington Department of Health announced today a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon.

People who purchased these products on or about Oct. 25 up to Dec. 1 from QFC, Fred Meyer, Rosauers, and Central Market in Washington and Oregon are urged not to…