April 2012

Not yet linked to 34 sickened.

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today the voluntary recall of the 12-ounce packages of Smiling Hara unpasteurized soybean tempeh.  The company says anyone with packages marked with a best-by date of 7/11/12 through 10/25/12 should return the product.  Dozens of people have become sick

March 2 1995 – A Washington state court approved the settlement of a lawsuit under which a 12-year-old girl who nearly died after eating a tainted hamburger will get $ 15.6 million. Under the settlement Foodmaker Inc., operator of Jack-in-the-Box restaurants, meat processor Von Stores Inc. and various slaughterhouses will pay the sum to Brianne

Kentuck Tennessee E. coli.gifAs many as three Stanford Kentucky Elementary School kindergarten students may have contracted E. coli according to the Lincoln County Public Schools. State and local health officials are investigating and have examined the elementary school cafeteria without finding a cause. Two of the 5-year-olds became ill within the last few days and are being treated

200 Ill:  New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland and Wisconsin lead states with numbers of Salmonella Bareilly and Nchanga illnesses linked to Moon Marine tuna scrape.

jpg190 Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bareilly have been reported from 21 states and the District of Columbia. The number of ill persons with the outbreak

The Buncombe County Department of Health (BCDOH) is currently investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B infection in Buncombe County.

Communicable Disease Nurses and Environmental Health Specialists are conducting interviews with people who currently have or have had the infection, reviewing laboratory reports and inspecting food sources that may be linked to the outbreak.