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  1. Prepared Sandwiches, Salads Recalled

    A California catering company is recalling more than 90 tons of ready-to-eat sandwiches and salads after 26 people in three states were sickened by E. coli, the USDA's Food and Safety Inspection Service says. Glass Onion Catering is recalling nearly 182,000 pounds of salads and sandwich wraps that c

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  2. Broccoli Salad Kits Recalled by Taylor Farms

    More than 5,000 pounds of broccoli salad kit products are being recalled by Taylor Farms because they contain salad dressing that may be contaminated with Listeria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. The kits were shipped to distributors and delis for sale to consumers in Connecticut, Delaware

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  3. Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Chicken

    Raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California has been identified as the cause of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people in 18 states since March, according to federal officials. Consumers need to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions in order to preven

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  4. 'Cruise Ship Virus' Vaccine a First-Class Idea?

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The dreaded "cruise ship virus" could sink into history some day, if a promising vaccine trial pans out. Researchers report that an early test of an experimental vaccine for norovirus -- the cause of a stomach sickness that fel

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  5. Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Of all the dangerous bacteria lurking in foods, perhaps the most deadly is listeria, and the lesson from a 2011 outbreak is to always handle food safely, U.S. health officials say. In the summer and fall of 2011, cantaloupes

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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