December 2007

Thirty-eight people from three states are sick with salmonella that may be linked to ground beef processed at Safeway stores,  the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says.

The shipments with the salmonella contaminated beef were received between Sept. 19 and Nov. 5 in five states – California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada and New Mexico

The East Metro Health District issued a report last week indicating that a Salmonella outbreak associated with attendance at Sherman’s Last Burning could be traced further to consumption of pulled pork at the Lion’s Club booth.  At least 67 people became ill with Salmonella after eating at the Lion’s Club booth at the festival, which