November 2007

Investigation of Outbreak of Human Infections Caused by Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-

CDC is collaborating with public health officials in multiple states across the United States and with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to investigate an ongoing multi-state outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- (pronounced “four five twelve eye minus”) infections in

A Pasco, Washington man who became ill with Salmonella after eating a Banquet pot pie in September filed a lawsuit against ConAgra, the food manufacturer whose Banquet pot pies were recalled in October after they were identified as the source of a nationwide Salmonella outbreak. The lawsuit was filed in United States District Court for

This week’s food safety infosheet from the International Food Safety Network highlights a recent Salmonella outbreak that was traced to a Quizno’s restaurant in Rochester, Minnesota.  From the infosheet:

Salmonella outbreak at Quizno'sDoug Schultz, spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Health was quoted as saying "We’re still investigating the outbreak, and part of that investigation involves produce items

The Charlotte Observer reported yesterday on the closure of Carniceria & Taqueria Hermanos Chavez in Newton.  The restaurant was closed on Friday after dozens of people became ill with Salmonella infections after eating at the restaurant, according to Catawba County health officials. 

As reported by the Observer:

Since Oct. 31, nearly 100 people have reported