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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Tuna Recalled Over Loose Seals

    Editor's note: This story was updated on March 8 to include recall information from Chicken of the Sea. March 7, 2013 -- Bumble Bee Foods and Chicken of the Sea are recalling some of their tuna because the cans might not be sealed tightly. If you have 5-ounce cans of Bumble Bee or Brunswick Chunk Wh

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  4. Salmonella Risk Prompts Easter Candy Recall

    March 1, 2013 -- A candy company is recalling some chocolate-covered marshmallow eggs because of possible salmonella contamination. Zachary Confections, Inc., says its Zachary Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Eggs should be thrown out or returned to the store. The affected candy was shipped to stores i

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  5. Spinach Recalled in 39 States

    Feb. 19, 2013 -- Spinach that might have E. coli bacteria contamination is being recalled in 39 states. Taylor Farms Retail Inc., says it is voluntarily withdrawing organic baby spinach sold in 5-ounce or 16-ounce salad trays under five brand names that have a “best by” date of Feb. 24, 2013: Centra

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  6. Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms Chicken

    Feb. 15, 2013 -- The CDC is investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to raw Foster Farms chicken that has sickened 124 people in 12 states. No deaths have been reported. Most of the people infected with the illness, salmonella Heidelberg, live in Washington state and Oregon.  The illnesses wer

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  7. What Food Made You Sick?

    Jan. 29, 2013 -- Every year, about 48 million Americans -- 1 in 6 -- get a food-borne illness.  Often, the culprit food is a mystery. Now, a new CDC report based on a decade of data offers the first comprehensive estimates of which foods are to blame. Produce accounts for nearly half of the illnesse

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  8. New Strain of Norovirus Spreading Quickly in U.S.

    Jan. 24, 2013 -- The flu is not the only highly contagious disease raging this winter. A new strain of norovirus is causing intestinal illness outbreaks across the country, the CDC confirmed today.   Norovirus is often to blame when large numbers of people get sick on cruise ships or in schools, nur

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  9. Veggie Burgers Recalled Over Listeria Risk

    Dec. 3, 2012 -- Veggie Patch is recalling two of its products -- "The Ultimate Meatless Burger" and "Falafel" -- because of possible contamination with listeria. No illnesses have been reported. Veggie Patch states that it discovered the issue during routine testing of its products. The recall inclu

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  10. Harmful Bacteria Found in Samples of U.S. Pork

    Nov. 28, 2012 -- Many pork chops and ground pork products in the U.S. may be tainted with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, including one that the USDA does not look for, a Consumer Reports study shows.   The new report also found traces of a drug that is banned in several countries. But trade groups r

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