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Now more than ever, you shouldn’t be eating raw cookie dough

The CDC recently saw backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough. While many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, unbaked flour can be just as dangerous. As of late May, 17 people in eight states have […]
Now more than ever, you shouldn’t be eating raw cookie dough
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9 meal-prep mistakes that can make you sick

Meal prepping can help you save time, money, and help you establish healthy eating habits, but there are some things to look out for when meal prepping. When meal prepping, it’s important that you wash your hands and food properly before you cook. Other common meal-prep mistakes include leaving food […]
9 meal-prep mistakes that can make you sick
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Some American food safety inspections aren’t happening due to the government shutdown, and it could mean more food-poisoning outbreaks

The government shutdown is now in its 24th day. As part of the shutdown, Food and Drug Administration is not conducting many food-inspection duties. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is still operational, but employees are not getting paid. According to Bill Marler, an attorney specializing […]
Some American food safety inspections aren’t happening due to the government shutdown, and it could mean more food-poisoning outbreaks
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11 signs you actually have food poisoning and not a stomach bug

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food poisoning affects one in sixAmericans each year. There are more than 250 foodborne diseases caused by bacteria, chemicals, parasites, and viruses, so the chances of you contracting something nasty from an innocent-looking meal aren’t that remote. When you start […]
11 signs you actually have food poisoning and not a stomach bug
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Publix is recalling ground beef products because of possible E.coli contamination

Publix is recalling products containing ground chuck meat due to possible E.coli contamination. 30 items including burgers, meatloaf, chilli, and meatballs have been recalled. The USDA is advising customers who have bought these products to throw them away immediately. 18 people reported getting sick between July 5 and July 25 […]
Publix is recalling ground beef products because of possible E.coli contamination
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Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle

Health officials have discovered the source of a foodborne-illness outbreak that sickened at least 647 people who ate at a Chipotle restaurant in Powell, Ohio. Stool samples taken from customers who got sick after eating at the restaurant tested positive for Clostridium perfringens, a foodborne illness that occurs when food […]
Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle
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The source of an illness outbreak linked to an Ohio Chipotle remains a mystery

Health officials still don’t know what caused a potential foodborne illness outbreak linked to a Chipotle restaurant in Ohio. More than 700 people have reported getting sick after eating at the restaurant. Stool samples tested negative for Salmonella, Shigella, E.coli and Norovirus. Further testing is underway. Chipotle temporarily closed a […]
The source of an illness outbreak linked to an Ohio Chipotle remains a mystery
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A woman is suing McDonald’s salad supplier after becoming so severely ill she was ‘forced to wear Depends diapers’ in parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened at least 395 people

A woman is suing McDonald’s salad supplier after becoming so severely ill she was “forced to wear Depends diapers,” according to a complaint filed on Monday. Kellie McCall says she was struck by cyclosporiasis after eating a salad from an Iowa McDonald’s restaurant in June. The parasitic illness linked to […]
A woman is suing McDonald’s salad supplier after becoming so severely ill she was ‘forced to wear Depends diapers’ in parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened at least 395 people
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Health officials found boxes of raw chicken ‘leaning’ on packaged foods in Chipotle restaurants linked to illness reports

Health officials have inspected three Chipotle restaurants in Powell, Ohio, after receiving nearly 700 inquiries related to a suspected foodborne-illness outbreak. Inspectors said they found boxes of raw chicken “leaning” on other packaged foods, creating a contamination risk, in two restaurants. The violations come as Chipotle has spent millions of […]
Health officials found boxes of raw chicken ‘leaning’ on packaged foods in Chipotle restaurants linked to illness reports
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These are the causes and symptoms of every common type of food poisoning

Every year, 48 million people in the US contract some form of foodborne illness. Just this week, a Chipotle in Ohio temporarily closed down because more than 400 people said they got sick after eating there. And products sold at grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Walgreens were recalled because […]
These are the causes and symptoms of every common type of food poisoning
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A foodborne illness has sickened at least 395 people who ate at McDonald’s, and forced recalls from Trader Joe’s and Walgreens — here’s what to know about cyclosporiasis

Cyclospora is a parasite that causes a nasty form of foodborne gastrointestinal illness. Symptoms include diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, fatigue, weight loss, gas, and cramping. A recent outbreak of cyclosporiasis has been traced to a lettuce supplier in the Midwest and first infected McDonald’s customers. The US Department of Agriculture has […]
A foodborne illness has sickened at least 395 people who ate at McDonald’s, and forced recalls from Trader Joe’s and Walgreens — here’s what to know about cyclosporiasis
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Goldfish, Ritz Bits, and other snacks are being recalled because of a potential salmonella contamination, and the FDA is warning more could be on the way. Here’s the full list.

Food-poisoning outbreaks have been in the news quite often in 2018. Most recently, a potential salmonella contamination was linked with a number of products containing dry whey powder. Goldfish, Ritz crackers, and Flower Foods’ Swiss rolls have all been recalled over salmonella fears in the past month, and the US […]
Goldfish, Ritz Bits, and other snacks are being recalled because of a potential salmonella contamination, and the FDA is warning more could be on the way. Here’s the full list.
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Ritz is recalling certain crackers and Ritz Bits over salmonella fears

Ritz cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bitz are being recalled over food-poisoning fears. Parent company Mondelez issued a voluntary recall of certain Ritz products over the weekend, due to potential salmonella contamination. So far, there have been no reported illnesses associated with consuming the recalled Ritz products. Ritz is recalling products […]
Ritz is recalling certain crackers and Ritz Bits over salmonella fears
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A parasitic illness linked to McDonald’s salads has now sickened at least 500 people in 16 states, including 24 hospitalizations

Health officials have identified McDonald’s salads as the likely source of a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened 507 people across 16 states. The illness, caused by the cyclospora parasite, can last months. It causes symptoms such as diarrhoea and frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements. McDonald’s removed salads from 3,000 […]
A parasitic illness linked to McDonald’s salads has now sickened at least 500 people in 16 states, including 24 hospitalizations
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As contaminated melons sold at Costco, Walmart, and Whole Foods spread salmonella, here’s what a food-poisoning expert says you should avoid buying

More than 60 people have been sickened, including at least 30 who have been hospitalized, in a salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated fresh-cut melon. After more than two decades as a foodborne-illness attorney, food-poisoning expert Bill Marler says there are some items he never buys – and that includes fresh-cut […]
As contaminated melons sold at Costco, Walmart, and Whole Foods spread salmonella, here’s what a food-poisoning expert says you should avoid buying
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Some American food-safety inspections aren’t happening due to the government shutdown, sparking food-poisoning concerns. Here’s what this food-poisoning expert avoids ordering.

As part of the shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration is not conducting many of its food-inspection duties. After more than two decades as a foodborne-illness attorney, food-poisoning expert Bill Marler says there are some items that he will never order at restaurants, even when inspections are up and running. […]
Some American food-safety inspections aren’t happening due to the government shutdown, sparking food-poisoning concerns. Here’s what this food-poisoning expert avoids ordering.
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Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss

Current Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol will be the new CEO of Chipotle on March 5. Shares of Chipotle climbed as much as 10% on the news. Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill popped more than 10% in after-hours trading on Tuesday following a report that current Taco Bell CEO Brian […]
Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss
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Lite n’ Easy warns against eating its salad as salmonella problems grow

Diet meal business Lite n’ Easy is warning customers not to eat the salad in food delivered this week following a salmonella outbreak in salad leaves packaged by a Victorian business. Lite n’ Easy uses the same supplier as supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths were forced last night to recall […]
Lite n’ Easy warns against eating its salad as salmonella problems grow
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Here’s How The Government Shutdown Is Making Americans Sick

The government shutdown has put 800,000 people out of work and closed the national parks, but that’s not the only way that people are being hurt by congress’s inability to decide on a budget. Because of the shutdown, 52% of the Health and Human Services staff (which includes the EPA, […]
Here’s How The Government Shutdown Is Making Americans Sick
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Dozens Get Sick After Eating At The World’s #1 Restaurant

[credit provider=”Jose Moran Moya/Flicker” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmoranmoya/sets/72157629193629743/”] Dozens of customers became sick after eating at Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that has held the title of “world’s best restaurant” for several years running, Christian Wenande at The Copenhagen Post reports.Danish food authorities inspected the restaurant in late February after learning that guests had […]
Dozens Get Sick After Eating At The World’s #1 Restaurant
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Yelpers Destroy A Golden Corral As 167 People Get Food Poisoning

[credit provider=”virtualtourist.com” url=”http://cache.virtualtourist.com/4/4956133-Golden_Corral_North_Carolina.jpg”] Customers are ripping apart a Golden Corral after 167 fell ill with food poisoning. The just-opened Casper, Wyoming branch of the buffet is shutting down for 24 hours to sanitize the restaurant after the health department reported record occurrences of food poisoning, K2 radio station reported.
Yelpers Destroy A Golden Corral As 167 People Get Food Poisoning
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Another Supermarket Chain Will Permanently Stop Selling Sprouts Due To ‘Potential Food Safety Risk’

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sprout_Warning.jpg”] Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAYKroger , the nation’s largest supermarket chain, has announced it will stop selling sprouts on Monday because of their “potential food safety risk.” It joins retail behemoth Walmart, which quietly stopped selling the crunchy greens in 2010.
Another Supermarket Chain Will Permanently Stop Selling Sprouts Due To ‘Potential Food Safety Risk’
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Up To 6 Dead In Japan After Food Poisoning Caused By Pickled Chinese Cabbage

[credit provider=”Flickr/avlxyz” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/avlxyz/3496588772/”] SAPPORO, Japan – Four people, including a 4-year-old girl, have been confirmed dead of food poisoning from pickled Chinese cabbage produced by a Sapporo food company. Another two are suspected to have died due to the cabbage.According to the city health care centre, four people have died […]
Up To 6 Dead In Japan After Food Poisoning Caused By Pickled Chinese Cabbage