December 2009

Newark health officials have linked the Iberia Peninsula restaurant to at several patrons hospitalized with many still on antibiotics.

According to the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services, salmonellosis – the condition caused by swallowing the bacteria salmonella, a fecal bacterium – can last for five to seven days, with victims suffering diarrhea,

According to FOX News Newark, Health officials are investigating what may be a Salmonella outbreak at the Iberia Peninsula restaurant in Newark. Dozens of people got sick after a party in the Ironbound section of the city Sunday night. At least one person who was there has been hospitalized at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in

Salmonella was more resistant to heat treatment of whole cuts of beef than in ground beef products, according to a study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists.

Although the interior of whole cuts of beef products has long been assumed to be sterile, contamination and survival of pathogens

Ashley Meeks of the Las Cruces Sun-News reported that 10-year-old Eric Spagnola was hospitalized for nearly a week and was hooked up to IVs. His stool test came back positive for salmonella.

According to Meeks, Spagnola’s mother’s boyfriend keeps a python. More than 90 percent of reptiles carry the salmonella bacteria, according to the L.A.

An Oregon company is recalling nearly 30,000 pounds of shelled hazelnuts over concerns that they may be contaminated with salmonella.  The Willamette Filbert Growers or Meridian Organic shelled hazelnuts were processed from Oct. 12 through Nov. 25. The hazelnuts were distributed in Oregon and California.
No illness have been reported. But salmonella infection can cause

The Scott County Health Department is asking people who may have purchased head cheese that originated in New Hamburg to discard it for fear it may be contaminated with salmonella.

According to a health department news release, a public health investigation has determined that there may be a risk of salmonella contamination associated with the

CDC is collaborating with public health officials in many states to investigate a multistate outbreak of human Salmonella serotype Typhimurium infections due to contact with water frogs including African Dwarf Frogs. Water frogs commonly live in aquariums or fish tanks. Amphibians such as frogs and reptiles such as turtles, are recognized as a source of

According to FSIS, today:

Beef Packers, Inc., a Fresno, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 22,723 pounds of ground beef products that may be linked to an outbreak of salmonellosis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

* 60 pound cases of "GRD Beef Fine 93/07 10/60." Each case bears