USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella that may be associated with raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken products. FSIS said these items may be labeled "chicken cordon bleu" or "chicken Kiev".
Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a rapid detection assay for Salmonella that can be used in poultry processing plants, reducing testing cost and time compared to some current methods, according to USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation which funded the research.
The owner and a top executive of Quality Egg LLC were sentenced Monday in federal district court in Iowa for their roles in a 2010 salmonella outbreak stemming from adulterated eggs that sickened consumers nationwide.
Frontier Natural Products Co-op issued a voluntary recall of 38 products manufactured with organic garlic powder sold under its Frontier and Simply Organic brands, and one product sold under the Whole Foods Market brand because of a potential Salmonella contamination, FDA announced.
Treatment options for common foodborne infections such as Salmonella and Campylobacter are decreasing according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) whose new research suggests types of these bacteria continue to show resistance to antimicrobial drugs.