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  1. Chobani Recalls Greek Yogurt Cups

    Sept. 5, 2013 -- Chobani has voluntarily recalled some of its Greek yogurt cups and tubs affected by mold. The yogurt cups in question were expanding and the lids bulging. The majority have already been removed from store shelves, according to a Chobani news release. The containers are labeled with

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  2. Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 307 in 37 States

    By HealthDay Staff HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) ---- More than 300 people in 37 states have been sickened to date in a major multistate outbreak of salmonella infection linked to baby poultry, U.S. government health officials reported Friday. The report showed that 307 people h

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  3. 400 Now Sickened in Stomach Bug Outbreak

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The ongoing outbreak of infection with the foodborne cyclospora parasite has now reached 400 cases and spread to 16 states and New York City, according to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report issued

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  4. Stomach Bug Outbreak Grows, Bagged Salad Implicated

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The ongoing outbreak of stomach illness linked to the cyclospora parasite has now spread to 15 states and New York City, with 378 cases reported, according to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report

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  5. Ground Beef Products Recalled

    About 50,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with potentially deadly E. coli O157:H7 have been recalled by Kansas-based National Beef Packing Co. The problem was discovered through routine monitoring by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (

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  6. Cyclospora Infections: Are You at Risk?

    July 25, 2013 -- Cyclosporiasis, a stomach bug that's typically picked up from fresh produce, has sickened more than 285 people in 11 states, according to the CDC. That makes it one of the largest outbreaks of cyclospora infection ever reported. "In recent years we haven't seen a big outbreak like t

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  7. Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens More Than 200 People

    More than 200 people in numerous states have become ill with cyclospora infections in an outbreak that began a few weeks ago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the patients first became ill with the foodborne illness between mid-June and early July. Reported c

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  8. Listeria Outbreak Prompts Cheese Recall

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- A recent listeria outbreak that caused one death and sickened four other people seems to be linked to cheeses made by a Wisconsin firm, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. An investigation by federal, sta

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  9. WHO Study Identifies Riskiest Meats

    Ground beef and chicken cause more foodborne illness-related hospitalizations than other meats, according to a new study. Chicken nuggets, ham and sausage pose the lowest risk, according to Center for Science in the Public Interest researchers who examined more than 33,000 cases of foodborne illness

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  10. La. Company Expands Meat Recall

    A recall of meat products due to possible bacterial contamination has been expanded by a Louisiana-based meat packing company, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. The recall by the Manda Packing Company now includes 468,000 pounds of roast beef, ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog h

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