From November 2 through November 29 and on December 20, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed records of your shell egg production operation. The review was initiated after 13 FDA environmental samples from four of your egg layer sites were confirmed positive for Salmonella Enteritidis (SE). We found that you have serious deviations

Salmonella bacteria can be found on virtually all dairies, regardless of region. Whether it starts as an undetected presence or causes a major disease outbreak depends greatly upon the exposure level of Salmonella organisms to animals.

Holsteins.jpgSalmonella infections can cause dairy cattle of all ages to become severely ill. In young calves, it typically shows

A series of Food and Drug Administration inspections at the nation’s largest egg farms has found at least one operation contaminated with salmonella.

The FDA is inspecting the country’s 600 largest egg farms in the wake of a salmonella outbreak in eggs last summer that sickened at least 1,900 people. The agency said Tuesday it

While the recent salmonella outbreak caused by shell eggs has dominated the news in recent weeks, there are smaller incidents of food poisoning being reported, one of which is an outbreak of salmonella thought to be linked to Don Pericos, a Mexican restaurant in Bakersfield, California.

There have been at least 4 illnesses related to

In July 2010, CDC identified a nationwide sustained increase in the number of Salmonella Enteritidis isolates with PFGE pattern JEGX01.0004 uploaded to PulseNet, the national subtyping network made up of state and local public health laboratories and federal food regulatory laboratories that performs molecular surveillance of foodborne infections. This increase began in May 2010 and

Kevin J. Cummings, Lorin D. Warnick, Mara Elton, Lorraine D. Rodriguez-Rivera, Julie D. Siler, Emily M. Wright, Yrjo T. Gröhn, Martin Wiedmann. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease


The focus of this study was Salmonella enterica serotype Cerro, a potentially emerging pathogen of cattle. Our objectives were to document the within-herd prevalence of Salmonella Cerro among