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  1. New Egg Recall Due to Salmonella

    Nov. 9, 2010 -- A new egg recall has been issued for some 290,000 eggs after salmonella was detected at the Ohio facility where the eggs originated. That number includes about 120 dozen eggs today added to the recall, first announced late Friday, Nov. 5. The eggs were distributed to wholesalers and

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  2. FDA: Filthy Conditions at Egg Recall Farms

    Aug. 30, 2010 -- Filthy conditions at henhouses linked to the egg recall include infestations by rodents, flies, maggots, and wild birds, FDA inspectors report. Some of the egg-producing hens were caged above manure pits four to eight feet deep. The weight of these vast manure pits had burst open ou

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  3. Egg Recall: FDA Finds Salmonella on Suspect Farms

    Aug. 26, 2010 -- The farms implicated in the nationwide egg recall are indeed contaminated with salmonella, FDA investigators find. Fortunately, the FDA earlier this month pressured Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms -- two Iowa facilities that are part of the same company -- into voluntarily re

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  4. Recall of Deli Meat Sold at Walmart Stores

    Aug. 24, 2010 -- Zemco Industries of Buffalo, N.Y., has voluntarily recalled about 380,000 pounds of deli meat products distributed nationwide to Walmart stores because of possible contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Such bacteria can cause listeriosis, a rare but potentially de

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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