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  1. Egg Recall: Trail Leads to Iowa Firm

    Aug. 23, 2010 -- As the nation's largest egg recall continues, the FDA investigation is focusing on the huge egg farms in Iowa owned by Austin "Jack" DeCoster. The CDC continues to receive new reports of salmonella illness from the strain of the bacteria implicated in the egg recall. Since May, ther

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  2. Egg Recall: Frequently Asked Questions

    Aug. 20, 2010 -- It's the biggest egg recall in recent memory. Eggs contaminated with salmonella have sickened thousands of Americans. What do you need to know? Here is WebMD's FAQ on the ongoing egg recall and salmonella outbreak. As early as April, states began noticing an unusual number of cases

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  3. Egg Recall Expands; CDC Expects More Illnesses

    Aug. 19, 2010 -- As the nationwide egg recall expands, the FDA has activated its emergency command center to direct its "extensive" investigation. So far, some 380 million eggs have been recalled -- a number that is "evolving," Sherri McGarry, emergency coordinator for the FDA's Center for Food Safe

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  4. Salmonella Outbreaks Spur Nationwide Egg Recall

    Aug. 19, 2010 -- Eggs are behind a nationwide salmonella outbreak that caused hundreds of illnesses each week in June and July. The nationwide egg recall has expanded to include eggs made from five plants owned by Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa. It now involves more than a dozen major brands that g

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  5. Salsa, Guacamole Transmit Food-borne Illnesses

    July 12, 2010 -- The CDC has identified salsa and guacamole as two significant sources of food-borne illnesses, according to a new report released today. The rate of food-borne illnesses has more than doubled for salsa and guacamole served at restaurants, researchers say. Nearly one out of every 25

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  6. Chicken of the Sea Tuna Recalled

    July 1, 2010 -- More than 1,100 cases of Chicken of the Sea brand solid white tuna in water have been recalled in 10 states by Tri-Union Seafoods. The company says it is recalling a limited number of 12-ounce cans of the popular tuna brand because they were not sealed tightly enough. "Loose seals, o

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  7. Frozen Meals Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

    June 18, 2010 – Marie Callender's brand Cheesy Chicken and Rice appears to have caused a salmonella outbreak that so far has sickened 29 people in 14 states. ConAgra Foods has recalled the product: 13-ounce packages of "Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken & Rice White Meat Chicken and Broccoli over Ric

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  8. E. coli Outbreak From Romaine Lettuce Widens

    May 12, 2010 -- At least 30 people in four states have been sickened by a rare, virulent strain of E. coli in pre-shredded Romaine lettuce. Twelve of the victims have been hospitalized, three with kidney failure. There have been no deaths to date. Some cases may have gone unreported because many lab

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  9. Romaine Lettuce Recalled Over E. coli

    May 6, 2010 -- Romaine lettuce sold in 23 states and the District of Columbia may be contaminated with dangerous E. coli O145 bacteria and has been recalled. So far, 19 cases of E. coli O145 illness have been reported in Michigan, Ohio, and New York. Twelve people have been hospitalized, including t

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  10. CDC: Illness From E. coli Is Declining

    April 15, 2010 -- Illnesses caused by a potentially deadly strain of E. coli have been cut in half since the mid-1990s, meeting a target set following a particularly serious outbreak of the food-borne pathogen, CDC officials say. In 1993, hundreds of people became ill and four children died followin

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